WRTI Spotlight

Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
11:59 am
Sat May 1, 2010

Native American Orchestral Works

Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate is a fast-rising composer.

Works by Edward MacDowell, Curt Cacioppo, and Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate

One of the ways to understand a nation's music is to listen to the music of its indigenous peoples. On this Discoveries we'll hear music written by, and inspired by, Native Americans.

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
12:43 pm
Sat April 3, 2010

Works by Hugo Alfven - Swedish Painter of Sound

Works by Hugo Alfven

Composers write music about love all the time. Hugo Alfven - urbane, well-trained, and rising in all the right circles - began one such piece as a young man in his twenties. It so overwhelmed him, however, that 20 years later it had mutated into a craggy three-quarter-hour symphony of four movements played without break, a luxuriant, ardent, and stunning wordless tale of such power that some critics thought it too suggestive for public performance.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:24 am
Sun March 28, 2010

A Special Celebration of Jazz Giants Throughout April

Vocalist Julie London


April is Jazz Appreciation Month - and we're celebrating with special tributes to jazz artists at 7 pm, 10 pm, 1 am, and 4 am every day of April. Each week there will be a different theme.

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WRTI Spotlight
2:37 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

Nat King Cole Celebration on WRTI HD-2


Voices In Jazz

Sunday, March 14

On WRTI HD-2 and the All-Jazz Stream at wrti.org

3 to 6 pm


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WRTI Spotlight
11:26 am
Sat March 6, 2010

Honoring Women Composers in March


WRTI's Tribute to Women's History Month

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
10:42 am
Sat March 6, 2010

Works by Elinor Remick Warren

"Composer to the Stars" - Elinor Remick Warren

Works by Elinor Remick Warren

In this edition of Discoveries, we'll hear music by one of the leading American women composers of the mid-20th century. Elinor Remick Warren was also pianist to the stars, and the wife of a Hollywood producer. Solidly in the American Romantic tradition of Howard Hanson and Samuel Barber, there's also a streak of French impressionism shining through her music.

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WRTI Spotlight
4:48 pm
Mon February 15, 2010

Anna Netrebko Stars in The Metropolitan Opera's <i>La Boheme</i> on WRTI

Soprano Anna Netrebko


Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme

Saturday, February 27

1 to 4:15 pm


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WRTI Spotlight
12:55 pm
Sat February 6, 2010

A Very Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend on WRTI


Saturday, February 13

Rolf Charlston: 6:30 to 11 am

Jazz singer Jackie Ryan on Crossover: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Sunday, February 14

Bob Perkins: 10 am to 2 pm

Tim Johnstone & Zivit Shlank: midnight to 6 am (February 14 and 15)

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
12:19 pm
Sat February 6, 2010

Inspired by John Keats

Dorothy Howell's Lamia

INSPIRED BY JOHN KEATS: Works by Edward Elgar, Dorothy Howell, and Edward MacDowell

Poets figure greatly in the world of classical music, of course, and John Keats touches all the music on this week's show.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:26 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

Riverwalk Jazz in January

Music from the film Stormy Weather will be featured in the January 31 edition of Riverwalk Jazz.


Tune in every Sunday night at 6 pm for Riverwalk Jazz. Recorded live at the Landing Jazz Club in San Antonio, Texas, the popular program celebrates the lives and music of America's top jazz musicians, past and present. Each week, the Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes these jazz pioneers in live performances, and with fascinating stories that celebrate important moments in the history of jazz.


Coming up... January 24: Sidney Bechet - Jazz Immortal. January 31: Jazz Goes to the Movies - A Look at Jazz & Jazz Musicians in Film.

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