Valentine's Day http://wrti.org en Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack http://wrti.org/post/cupids-jazz-soundtrack <p>If you think about it, jazz songs are some of the most romantic in existence. From the standards of the Great American Songbook, to steamy bossa nova songs, and on to the classic and contemporary ballads of love, the language of devotion has been whispered through your speakers since you started listening to this great art form.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:34:41 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6995 at http://wrti.org Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack LOVE Is On The Air! Romantic Music for Valentine's Day on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/love-air-romantic-music-valentines-day-wrti <p>Love has inspired composers through the centuries, with the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet probably the most popular. Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Gounod, Berlioz, and Kabalevsky all wrote rchestral works, ballets and, operas based on that story, not to mention Nino Rota's film score.</p><p>Even Leonard Bernstein’s <em>West Side Story</em> was inspired by the doomed lovers.</p><p>WRTI will sample all of them on Valentine’s Day…and bring you other musical love scores, from Ravel’s <em>Daphnis and Chloe</em>, to Gershwin’s <em>Porgy and Bess</em>, and Wagner's <em>Tristan and Isolde.</em></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:33:33 +0000 Jack Moore 6991 at http://wrti.org LOVE Is On The Air! Romantic Music for Valentine's Day on WRTI Valentine's Day on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/valentines-day-wrti <p>This Valentines’ Day romance is in and on the air.&nbsp; Today we're featuring works inspired by Shakespeare's ill-fated lovers, Romeo and Juliet.&nbsp; We're also sharing musical depictions of other great love stories; from Orpheus and Euridice to Tristan and Isolde...stories that inspired composers to write some of their greatest romantic works. And when the sun sets keep listening for some jazz standards guaranteed to set the mood for romance.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:41:49 +0000 WRTI Staff 5131 at http://wrti.org Valentine's Day on WRTI A Musical Valentine from WRTI http://wrti.org/post/musical-valentine-wrti <h1>The Most Romantic Music: February 13th to 15th</h1><p>Love is in the air, and <i>on</i> the air on WRTI. You&#39;re in store for a very romantic Valentine&#39;s week when you tune in or listen online between February 13th and 15th. It&#39;s classical and jazz romantic music from the heart - wrapped with love - from us to you!<br /><br /><b>Romantic Music with Dave, Jack, and Jill </b><br />February 13th and 14th<br />6 am to 6 pm<br /> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:52:01 +0000 31 at http://wrti.org A Musical Valentine from WRTI A Musical Valentine from WRTI http://wrti.org/post/musical-valentine-wrti-0 <p>Here are our hosts recommendations for the most romantic music for Valentine's Day, or any day, when you're in the mood for love!</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:30:00 +0000 2489 at http://wrti.org A Musical Valentine from WRTI