WFIT Features

WFIT Features
9:28 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 21st at 10:00 pm

Paul Hindemith

The program starts with a short organ sonata by Paul Hindemith. One of the many artists to leave Nazi Germany before the war, Hindemith eventually found himself in New Haven, Connecticut, where he was professor of harmony at Yale. He knew a thing or two about deft tonal shifts, as his organ writing well demonstrates. And those who like their organ music "spooky" will not be disappointed

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WFIT Features
10:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Blues With A Twist - Top 10 Albums for 2014

Sock It To Me by Stompy Jones

Blues With A Twist
Top 10 Albums for 2014

Album/Artist

Sock It To Me / Stompy Jones

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WFIT Features
7:45 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 14th at 10:00 pm

Joaquin Turina

The program begins with chamber music by 20th-century Spanish composer Joaquin Turina. He was one of the last to compose in the Romantic style that dominated European music in the 19th century, and because he did not go where such composers as Debussy and Ravel and Stravinsky and Schonberg went, he is little remembered today. His music is still well worth listening to, however.

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WFIT Features
9:05 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 7th at 10:00 pm

Rachel Barton Pine

The late 1920s represented the height of artistic freedom in Germany -- after World War I and the inflation crisis, and before Hitler, the Third Reich and the Second World War. Playwright Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill teamed up in 1928 to produce The Threepenny Opera, a musical set among the characters of the Weimar Republic underworld.

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WFIT Features
8:13 am
Thu April 30, 2015

WFIT's Rick Glasby Files a Report for NPR

Rick Glasby, crack reporter for WFIT just helped us achieve a milestone! A WFIT news report on the Mercury spacecraft just aired Nationally on NPR!

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