The Lost Chord
Ross Amico is your host for The Lost Chord, heard Sundays at 10 pm (with a repeat Thursday at 11 pm.) The Lost Chord explores the unusual, the forgotten and the extraordinary in the world of classical music, plus occasional interviews to bring a subject alive.
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Kinetic Yankees in King Arthur's Court - Treatments of the Arthurian legends by peipatetic American composers
Vintage Gershwin - Historic recordings of an American classic
Midsummer Night's Fiends - Music for St. John's Eve
Farewell to Frühbeck - Remembering Rafael Frühbeck de Burgo, who died on June 11, with his recording of Manuel de Falla's "Atlántida"
First Among Seconds - Celebrating the 150th anniversary of self-professed "first-class second-rate" composer Richard Strauss
Come on in, the Water's Fine - Siren songs for Rusalka Week
Flight of Fancy - Marc Blitzstein's "Airborne Symphony"
The Virgin Spring - Vernal expressions from Sweden
Erben Legends - Fairy tales of Karel Jaromir Erben
Mayo My! -Mexican music for Cinco de Mayo
Ullmann Victorious -The indomitable spirit of Holocaust fatality Viktor Ullman
The text to Ullmann's "Der Mensch und sein Tag" featured on the show can be found here.
Great Shakes -For the 450th anniversary of his birth, music inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare
Further Pulitzer Surprises - Another hour of Pulitzer Prize-winning music
Roses of Persia - A bouquet of Persian polyphonic music
Fool's Paradise - Knudage Riisager's ballet "Slaraffenland"
Nostalgia Isn't What it Used to Be - 20th and 21st century composers look back to childhood
Irish Ties are Smiling - American composer Edward Joseph Collins pays tribute to his Irish heritage
Spiel Appeal - Music for the Jewish holiday of Purim
Fixtures at an Exhibition - Music by successful composer-painters
Giving Kay his Say - The life and music of Ulysses Kay
Down Under (the Weather) - An escape from North American winter to Australian summer
Grand Opera to Hand Opera - Operatic paraphrases for the keyboard by Franz Liszt
Bold Heads on Young Shoulders - Youthful symphonies from unexpected composers
Liking the Viking - Jon Leif's Saga Symphony
Big Talent from Little Russia - The turbulent life and beautiful music of Sergei Bortkiewicz
French Connections - Original music by French composers better known for their work as orchestrators
Much Ado About Korngold - Erich Wolfgang Korngold's incidental music to "Much Ado About Nothing"
T Time - Music for the New Year by Tippett and Tomlinson
Iberian Birthday Party - A Portuguese Christmas
Wine from Weingartner - Felix Weingartner's Symphony No. 2
Aural Borealis - Musical responses to the Northern Lights
"Thanksgivukkah" - Giving thanks through psalms for Thanksgiving/Hanukkah
Pioneer Spirit - Karl Krueger and the Society for the Preservation of American Musical Heritage
Four Score Sketches - Krzysztof Penderecki at 80 (with commentary by Barry Douglas)
Magic Mountain - Reissues from the Everest Records catalogue
Casals Pals - Friends and associates of Pablo Casals
Tyberg, Take 2 - Joann Falletta discusses her new recording of the Symphony No. 2 by Marcel Tyberg
Fall at the House of Atreus - Musical responses to the classical tragedy of the Oresteia
Denmarketing - Danish music on the Dacapo Records label
Distant Light - Vintage Recordings of British Light Music