WRTI Spotlight

WRTI Spotlight
2:14 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Online Webcast to Commemorate 9/11: Wordless Music Orchestra in NYC

The Wordless Orchestra performed on September 11th at Museum's Temple of Dendur.

Remembering September 11th: NYC's Wordless Music Orchestra at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur. Listen to the world-premiere orchestration by Maxim Moston of William Basinski's The Disintegration Loops, and more.



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WRTI Spotlight
10:09 am
Wed September 7, 2011

We Won't Forget...A 10th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial on WRTI


On-the-Air and on WRTI HD-2

September 11th, 2 to 5 pm


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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
3:19 pm
Sat September 3, 2011

Latin-American Orchestral Works

"I've been searching for these all my career!" The conductor from Argentina gazed at the more than 100 Latin-American scores on the desks around him at the Fleisher Collection - just a fraction of the works found by Nicolas Slonimsky in Central and South America. Gabriel Castagna had flown to Philadelphia to study these, and he couldn't believe his eyes.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:19 am
Thu September 1, 2011

WRTI Listener-Favorite Classical and Jazz Countdowns Over Labor Day Weekend

Lists of Your Favorite 30 Classical Works and 100 Jazz Tunes for 2011

We hope you enjoyed listening to the Classical and Jazz Countdowns.

Classical Countdown list is HERE - check it out!


Jazz Countdown list is HERE - take a look!

A big thank you to everyone who voted!

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WRTI Spotlight
10:44 am
Tue August 9, 2011

You're Invited! Live Taping of FROM THE TOP in Ocean City, NJ


From the Top, with host Christopher O'Riley, will be at the Ocean City Music Pier - right on the boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ - on Wednesday, August 31st at 8 pm.

Take a trip down the shore to see a live taping of the show, featuring extraordinary young classical musicians from our region and across the country. They're sure to delight you with amazing performances and charming personal stories. What a great way to end the summer!

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
1:01 pm
Sat August 6, 2011

Works by Ignaz Pleyel and Dmitri Shostakovich

Ignaz Pleyel had three strikes against him during the French Revolution. He was rich, he was a foreigner, and he worked for the Church. He was exactly the type of person for whom the Reign of Terror sharpened its guillotines. Even worse: he was an artist. Different despots use different tactics, but artists are usually among their first targets.

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WRTI Spotlight
2:04 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

When Borders Closes, Do Doors Slam Shut In Classical Music?

In addition to the grim truth of another 11,000 jobs lost and 400 retail fronts closing, the news of the Borders failure marks the end of another chapter in how classical music is distributed, sold, and enjoyed.--From NPR

Read the article from NPR here

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WRTI Spotlight
2:37 pm
Sun July 17, 2011

LISTEN: Stile Antico Asks - A Different Kind Of Love?

The English choral group delves into the essential question of the Bible's Song of Songs at the Savannah Music Festival.--From NPR's Classics in Concert series

Listen to the Concert and Read the Article from NPR

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WRTI Spotlight
1:15 pm
Sat July 2, 2011

Leroy Anderson Celebration on July 4th

Tune in on Independence Day at 1 pm for a special hour of Leroy Anderson favorites performed by the US Air Force Band, the Purdue University Symphonic Band, and the US Coast Guard Band.

Conducted by composer Leroy Anderson and Kurt Anderson, the program includes:

"The Captain and the Kings," "The Syncopated Clock," "Blue Tango," "Bugler's Holiday," "The Waltzing Cat," "Horse and Buggy," "The Girl I Left Behind," and more!

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
12:15 pm
Sat July 2, 2011

Claude Debussy Revealed

Maybe it's not fair, but we're going to play two works by Debussy that he never wanted us to hear. And we'll listen to one piece in a form he never heard.

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