On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Fountains of Rome 4:43 Ottorino Respighi
    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    Louis Lane
    Buy Now
  • Sicut cervus (As the Hart Yearns) 4:39 Giovanni Palestrina
    Voices of Ascension
    Dennis Keene
    Buy Now
Other MPR Radio Streams
Choral Stream
MPR News
Radio Heartland

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Blog Archive

June 2011
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.


Classical Notes

An Obit for the Ages....

Posted at 3:19 AM on June 1, 2011 by Ward Jacobson

Did you hear about the copper heiress who died last week at age 104? As obituaries go, it is a most interesting read - one of those where you kind of laugh and cry at the same time. Be sure to read both pages - the second page contains a real musical doozy or two! Read all about it here.