Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

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Monday, September 5

Start Labor Day with pieces by J.S. Bach, John Cage, and Amy Beach

Writer’s Almanac: Why Labor Day started & what it’s become



Tuesday, September 6

Music by Debussy, Paganini, and Beethoven

Composers Datebook: A "well-Krafted" concerto?

Writer’s Almanac: Henry James’ three ways to live

FEATURE  The Rochester City School District dismissed 26 music teachers at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. Sixth grader Zaria Austin explains how this affects her, and Rochester Teachers' Association President Dr. Adam Urbanski discusses how the cuts affect students. Will some music teachers get re-hired this year?


Wednesday, September 7

Pieces by Cole Porter, Samuel Barber, and a Vivaldi violin masterpiece

Composers Datebook: Tallis' 40-voice birthday greeting

Writer’s Almanac: Police notes

FEATURE  You’ll hear from a tenured music teacher who lost her job in a rural district (tentative)


Thursday, September 8

Music of Mozart, Dvorak, and Brahms

Composers Datebook: Davis? Davies? Or Mavis?

FEATURE – TREND WATCH    Singer Allen Hopkins explains how folk music in Rochester has changed over the last forty years. (It’s the 40th anniversary of the Golden Link Society)


Friday, September 9

Pieces by Vaughan Williams, Hummel, and John Field

FEATURE   This Sunday, American composer and conductor René Clausen will lead a choir and orchestra at Lincoln Center in MEMORIAL, a half hour work he wrote honoring the New York City victims of September 11, 2001.  He explains how he set about crafting the work using an unusual, visionary technique.

Note:  Brenda will join Bob Smith on 1370 Connection at noon us for a special program featuring both memories of 9/11 by performing and creative artists, and the thoughts of scholars including former U of R professor John Mueller (now of Ohio State University) and former Rochester Mayor and now senior RIT faculty member Bill Johnson on how we responded then, and what we learned.