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The New WQXR

Thursday night, at 8 p.m., the new WQXR as owned and operated by WNYC hit the airwaves.  The station moved from 96.3 to 105.9 and became a public radio station, while continuing to broadcast classical music. The new version of the old station started with a few introductory remarks and a concert performance by the […]

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Classical Radio Blogs and Tweets

See that link for Recommended Sites? It’s up at the top of the page, a bit to the left … find it? Or just use this link. Check out that page. We’ve expanded our list of blogs from classical radio stations, updated some broken links, and added a list of classical radio people and stations that are […]

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Nashville Loses Daytime Classical

As of today, residents of Nashville will no longer hear classical music on the radio during the day.  Nashville Public Radio (WPLN) is replacing its classical music from 9am-3pm with On Point, Fresh Air, Here and Now, and Talk of the Nation. These programs previously aired at different times and on WPLN’s AM station. You […]

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Music Writing and Classical Radio

The death of classical music is not only an old topic, but broad as well. Looking at a few recent posts on classical music blogs, the discussion appears to be focusing more on specific aspects of classical music’s supposed morbidity. Anne Midgette (blogging at the Washington Post’s Classical Beat) wonders whether the classical CD business […]

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