Clearly Classical

Weekday mornings and afternoons

The world of classical music comes to you each weekday with Valley Public Radio's Clearly Classical. Hear selections from FM89's music library ranging from favorites like Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to lesser known composers of the classical era. Hosted by Kristina Herrick, George Mason and Jason Scott. You can hear Clearly Classical on FM89 from Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m., except on Tuesdays, when Valley Edition airs from 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m.

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October 09, 2013

9:06 AM
les Fleurs
Artist : CSSR State Phil. (Kosice)
Album : Zig-Zag Polka
Composer : Waldteufel,Emile
Label : MarcoPolo
9:16 AM
Piano Concerto No. 1
Artist : City of Birmingham Symph Orch Stephen Hough, piano
Album : Piano Concerto No. 1
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Label : MHS
9:42 AM
String Quartet
Artist : Kodaly Quartet
Album : String Quartet
Composer : Haydn,Franz Joseph
Label : Naxos
9:58 AM
IL TROVATORE: Di quella pira
Artist : London Symphony Orchestra Salvatore Licitra, Tenor
Album : TOSCA: E lucevan le stelle
Composer : Verdi,Giuseppe
Label : CBS/Sony
10:02 AM
IL TROVATORE: Ballet Music
Artist : Monte Carlo Natl Opera Orch
Album : I LOMBARDI: Ballet Music
Composer : Verdi,Giuseppe
Label : Philips
10:24 AM
IL TROVATORE: Timor di me?
Artist : London Philharmonic Orchestra Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
Album : DON CARLOS: Tu che la vanita
Composer : Verdi,Giuseppe
Label : CBS/Sony
10:30 AM
IL TROVATORE: Anvil Chorus
Artist : Royal Opera, Covent Garden Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Album : MOSES IN EGYPT: Prayer Act III Chorus
Composer : Verdi,Giuseppe
Label : Angel/EMI
10:33 AM
Artist : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Album : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Composer : Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus
Label : DeutGramop


Deceptive Cadence
8:30 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Beethoven — For A Buck

HJ Lim, the rising pianist whose nine-hour Beethoven cycle shot to No. 1 on the Billboard classical chart.
courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 1:21 pm

To own all the piano sonatas Beethoven wrote, you used to have to buy at least 10 CDs and spend $50, $75, $100 — or more.

What if I told you that you could get them for less than $10? That's about $1 per hour of music.

That's right — the "Moonlight," "Appassionata," "Waldstein" and all your other favorites, for just $9.99!

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Deceptive Cadence
8:31 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

How Is 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Selling Classical Music?

The book behind the unlikely re-emergence of Thomas Tallis' 'Spem in alium.'
courtesy of Vintage/Anchor Books

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 1:22 pm

File this under Strange Bedfellows. The crazy-huge success of E L James' Fifty Shades erotic trilogy — which as of late May stood at more than 10 million sales in all formats and 60 physical printings, according to publisher Vintage Books — has made quite the impact in ... classical music, of all things.

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8:36 pm
Thu September 22, 2011

Interview: Audra McDonald

Michael Wilson IMG Artists

Audiences throughout the world know Audra McDonald as a star of both the stage and screen, a three time Tony Award winner, a two time Grammy winner, and until recently a star on the hit ABC television series Private Practice. Her latest project finds her returning to the world of musical theatre, starring in a new production of Porgy and Bess, currently on stage in Cambridge Massachusetts, and scheduled to make its way to Broadway in December.

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