Music

Live from Lincoln Center "Wynton at 50" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 8:00pm

This extraordinary trumpeter uses the occasion of his golden birthday to throw a jazz celebration for the ages.

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San Francisco Opera on Classical 91.5- Wagner's "Siegfried"

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 1:00pm

Sung in German, this audio recording of Siegfried delivers a powerful experience

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Eastman Librarian Takes a New Look at Old Books

The librarian at the Eastman School of Music uses reference books from different decades to help students track the view of different composers over time.

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Artistic Director and Producer of Rochester's CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center Takes the Stage

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks in studio with Ralph Meranto about his sixth season with CenterStage on this week’s Stage Notes.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 3 - 7

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

This week's highlights...

Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk – A Celebration of New Orleans Blues

Fri, 09/13/2013 - 10:00pm

Actor Hugh Lauries takes you on his personal odyssey through the City’s rich musical tradition.

Summer Sun, Winter Moon

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00pm

A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds to create a unique work of art from the perspective of the Native American.

You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

Bill Frisell, a guitarist who for many years has been a favorite at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, has a new album out.  It's a tribute to the music of John Lennon. He talks about it in this video.There are song samples here.

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Welcome to the Sixties!

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Welcome to the sixties! Although the song is from the Broadway musical Hairspray that opened on the Great White Way in 2002, it takes place in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland.  Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s.

How hot is your Bartok?

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