The Lost Chord
Ross Amico is your host for The Lost Chord, heard Sundays at 10 pm (with a repeat Wednesday at 6 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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Hindemith Branches Out - Celebrating the holidays with the naughty fir puppet Tuttifantchen
Everything's Fine - Marking the centenary of the birth of Irving Fine
Schickele, P.D.Q. - Peter Schickele discusses his career, the evolution of P.D.Q. Bach, and his Dec. 5 appearance at The College of New Jersey
Georgia Peaches - American music performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Italian Seasoning - Seasonal works by composers of La generazione dell'ottanta (the Generation of the '80s)
Indian Summer - The Hiawatha Melodrama, after Dvorak
Fall of the Leif - Autumnal meditations from the North
The Most Dangerous Game - Robert Moran discusses his setting of the Mystery Play, Game of the Antichrist
Mad Max - Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, English music's angry young man, turns 80
Harpeggione - Violinist Lara St. John and principal harpist of the Berlin Philharmonic, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, discuss their new album, "Schubert."
A Russian Cellobration - Eastern European works for cello and orchestra
Tones of Atonement - Selections for the Jewish High Holy Days
Andrzej the Giant - Andrzej Panufnik, sleeping giant of Polish music
In Good Hands - Leon Fleisher discusses his new album, "All the Things You Are"
Khach As Khach Can - Leopold Stokowski's rarely-heard recording of Aram Khachaturian's Symphony No. 2
The Last Roads of Summer - American composers hit the road for Labor Day
Grieg-arious - Works dedicated to Edvard Grieg by his friends and admirers
Bulgar Wheat - Seeking the cream of Bulgarian music
August Hanson - Music inspired by Bold Island, ME, the summer home of Howard Hanson
Power Plays - Power corrupts, with music inspired by "Macbeth" and "The Emperor Jones"
Bohemian Lifestyle - Illicit love in Czech music
Maazel, Farewell - Remembering Lorin Maazel with his recording of Alexander Zemlinsky's "Lyric Symphony"
Mediterranean Muse - Music souvenirs from the Mediterranean basin
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