Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Train on Scotland's Firth of Forth Bridge (1952)
As important as they are, airplanes and automobiles have never loomed as large in classical music as have trains and railways
And what a variety of works they’ve inspired!
In this hour, a choral salute by Hector Berlioz, a polka by Johann Strauss Jr., and a trip through the Brazilian countryside by Heitor Villa-Lobos, plus works by Rossini, Grainger, Reich, Honegger, and more.
December 31, 2022
January 28, 2023
January 14, 2023