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Listen 'Bird's Nest' Ballads: Olympic National Anthems

August 7, 2008 – As the Summer Olympics begin, commentator Miles Hoffman provides a primer on national anthems.


Listen Yefim Bronfman: A Soft Spot For Schubert

July 17, 2008 – The commanding pianist performs one of his favorite pieces with members of the L.A. Philharmonic.


Classical Clocks: Top 5 Musical Time Pieces WVXU

November 7, 2007 – A list of five classical clocks to chime in the end of Daylight Savings Time. WVXU

Listen The Buffalo Philharmonic Joins From the Top

October 10, 2007 – This week's show welcomes the Buffalo Philharmonic and four talented teen musicians.


Listen Roberto Plano Plays Haydn's "Variations"

September 12, 2006 – Italian pianist Roberto Plano, in concert in New Mexico, plays Haydn's Variations in F Minor.

Listen Comparing Notes: Mozart and Haydn

December 9, 2005 – Can you tell if a piece is by Mozart or Haydn? Take a quiz, and hear a Rob Kapilow commentary.

Listen Haydn, Debashish Bhattacharya, Nick Lowe

February 6, 2002 – Sleepwalking with Santo and Johnny; the child prodigy Debashish Battacharya; Fernando, a great u...

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