Classical Music

  • Stephen Sondheim
    Then & Now 3/22: On Broadway
    Today’s date is a pretty good one for Broadway!  March 22 marks the birthdays of two major composers.  Stephen Sondheim was born in 1930 in New York City, and then 12 years later...
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  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    T& N 3/21: The Bach Birthday Bash!
    On this date in 1685, perhaps the greatest composer of the Baroque period, and the man who is responsible for setting the path of classical music was born.  Yes, today is the...
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  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    T&N 3/20: Florida Orchestra Rockin' Out!
    On this date in 1873, the great composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff was born.  This date also saw the premiere of his symphonic fantasy "The Rock". The Florida Orchestra just...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in a minor Op. 54
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in a minor Op. 54

Robert Schumann’s only piano concerto was not always a concerto: in 1841 the composer produced a Fantaisie in a-minor for piano and orchestra, which later evolved into the first movement of his Piano Concerto, which was completed 4 years later in 1845. Even though the original Fantaisie has...more...

March 26, 2017 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
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Nightly, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
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Tyler Kline
Tyler Kline is a composer whose music has been performed across the United States, and internationally in Canada, Brazil and Romania. His compositional interests encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums, from acoustic chamber and large ensemble works to electronic and electroacoustic music... Read More...

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Early mornings and late at night, listeners enjoy classical music with insight and wit provided by Russell Gant. He finds the interesting stories and history that makes this music come alive. Find out how relevant classical music can be to your life by listening each weekday...

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Tyler Kline is the perfect companion to take you through your favorite selections of classical music! He also helps you stay up-to-date with information on what's happening in the music and cultural community throughout the west coast of Florida! On weekdays and...

Each night at 7:00 PM join Tyler Kline for some of the best music ever written. Music that’s good enough to earn the title “Masterwork.” Listen for full length performances and large scale works like Carmina Burana, Mahler Symphonies, some new recordings and music...

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. Classical WSMR carries live broadcasts of the Met every Saturday afternoon during the five-month season, December through May.

Sunday Baroque allows you an opportunity each week to explore Baroque and early music (written before 1750). Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with masterpieces including the Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the Brandenburg...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra...

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