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98.7WFMT April 2013 Membership Drive
The 98.7WFMT April 2013 Membership Drive is in full swing! Tune in to learn about some new and exciting Thank-You Gifts that we've put together to show our appreciation for your support during this important drive.
Featured Thank-You Gifts
This disc showcases the finest performances from the last few months of live broadcasts on WFMT. It includes pianist Lei Weng performing the Prelude from Debussy’s Suite bergamasque during a Dame Myra Hess concert; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Quintet for Clarinet and Strings performed by the International Chamber Artists on Live from WFMT; Saint-Saëns' Fantaisie for Violin and Harp performed by Tai Murray and Ann Hobson Pilot on a WFMT Impromptu broadcast; and many more selections with local and nationally acclaimed artists. Get buzzed with WFMT!
Featuring handpicked selections by WFMT hosts and producers and sponsored by the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, the WFMT Classical Workout Mix is designed to get you moving to some of the most rousing pieces in the classical canon. Opening with heraldic stretches of Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, this compilation will take you on an exciting journey with high energy pieces by Adams, Bach, Chopin, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rameau, Holst, Vivaldi, and more. The cool- down wasn’t overlooked as Debussy’s Claire de lune brings your workout to a close with grace and peace. Get moving this spring with WFMT and the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago!
Johann Strauss II: Thunder and Lightning, Schnell-Polka, Op. 324
Mozart, arr. Chuck Seipp: The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture - United States Army Brass Quintet
Holst: IV. Finale, "The Dargason” from St. Paul's Suite, Op. 29, No. 2 - English String Orchestra, William Boughton, conductor
For the golfer and collector alike, these Titleist DT balls are enhanced with the 98.7WFMT logo in black and blue. The DT SoLo golf ball offers consistent quality and performance that is the result of Titleist's precision world-class manufacturing process. Three balls per sleeve. Sure to get you on the green every time!
Dry off with the new WFMT workout towel. This high quality towel is also approved for use by our workout partner for the spring membership drive, the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. Perfect accompaniment to the WFMT Classical Workout Mix CD.
During her New Releases program on Sunday mornings, WFMT's Lisa Flynn presents the latest from the leading artists of today along with reissues of notable recordings from the past. This set includes her top picks from this summer and fall.
Verdi Arias & Scenes – Rolando Villazon, tenor (Offered at $60)
Verdi : Rigoletto / Act 1 : "Questa O Quella" (Ballata)
Pater Noster – King’s Singers CD (Offered at $75)
Josquin des Prés: Pater noster
300 – Ingolf Wunder, piano CD (Offered at $100)
Sound the Trumpet – Alison Balsom (Offered at $100)
Handel: Atalanta - Overture
The Silver Violin – Nicola Benedetti CD (Offered at $120)
Dario Marianelli: My Edward & I (from "Jane Eyre")
This complete set on 43 discs includes every opera written by Richard Wagner. From Rienzi to Tristan and Isolde to the revered Ring Cycle, this set will allow you to hear the power, majesty, and scope of Wagner’s music any time you choose. Featured performers include James Morris, Margaret Price, Carlos Kleiber, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Plácido Domingo, and many more. Orchestras include the Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, and the Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra.
This limited edition includes 95 symphonies on 50 CDs performed by the Vienna Philharmonic under the batons of Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Carlo Maria Giulini, Lorin Maazel, Herbert von Karajan, James Levine, and many more. The works of 13 composers from Mozart to Shostakovich are featured, including the complete symphonic cycles by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Brahms.
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished”, Mvt. 1 Allegro moderato
Dvořák: Symphony No.7 in D Minor Op.70. IV. Finale. Allegro
Mahler: Symphony No.5 in C-sharp Minor Part III. II. Rondo-Finale; Allegro. Allegro giocoso. Frisch
The new iPod Nano (released in October 2012) has a 2.5-inch Multi-Touch display great for browsing album art, photos and videos. This device also includes an FM radio with live pause so you can listen to WFMT on the go, and much, much more! In addition to all of these features, we will load your iPod Nano with over 30 hours of the world’s greatest classical music from the Naxos library.