Mornings, May 14 - 18

Mornings, May 14 - 18

Join Brenda and the birds starting at six. It’s “Top Ten” week. Every morning at 6:40, guess the Top Ten listener favorites’ Mystery Piece!

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Monday, May 14

Host Brenda Tremblay presents pieces by Haydn, Schubert, and one of Classical 91.5 listeners' top ten favorites.  On the Composers Datebook: Rautavaara's Fifth

Tuesday, May 15

Wake to music by J.S. Bach, Chadwick, and Clara Schumann.   On the Composers Datebook, Randall Thompson's Third

Wednesday, May 16

Start the day with pieces by Stravinsky, Brahms, and Copland.  On the Composers Datebook: Joan Tower's "Concerto for Orchestra"

Music librarian Jim Farrington is in love with sound.  Around 8:40, he’ll preview the 46th annual Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Conference starting today in the heart of downtown Rochester, with some surprising facts about the city’s musical past.

Thursday, May 17

Brenda offers you music by Chopin, Debussy, and Max Steiner. On the Composers’ Datebook: Bernstein's Philharmonic "stats"

 Friday, May 18

End the week with lots of new recordings from the WXXI library, plus Milhaud’s Cinema Fantasie.   On the Composers Datebook: "Big bang" symphony by Hovhaness?