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  • Holiday programmingHoliday Programming
    Read about Classical MPR's 2014 holiday programming, including on-air specials, events and more!
  • Class Notes: Mexican MusicClass Notes: Mexican Music
    In the Class Notes video Mexican Music: Celebration, Rhythm, and History we meet Mexican composer Julio Morales, who gives us a taste of the music from the Mexican states of Tamaulipas, where he was born in Tampico, and Veracruz, where he currently lives.
  • Miro QuartetBeethoven the Lion!
    Sometimes it's good to revisit a performance because it is so good. In this week's Regional Spotlight the Miro String Quartet perform the Beethoven Op 18 No. 2 from a Chamber Music Society of St Cloud concert given in 2006. Beethoven's second string quartet bubbles with energy and vitality in this memorable performance.
  • Naxos CDs in the American Public Media libraryNaxos founder Klaus Heymann on music, streaming, and the vinyl fad
    In a long interview, Naxos founder Klaus Heymann discusses a wide range of subjects including his label's history, their CDs' iconic white cover design, the status of classical music today, and the "nostalgia" craze for vinyl.
  • Classical Notes: School Year Finale

    Musicians know the importance of choosing a good concert finale. The last music heard should engage the audience, show the ensemble at its best, and leave everyone with a good impression of the performance. Programming the end of the school year is no different. Engage students with fun educational activities, help them to recognize what … Continue reading School Year Finale →

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