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The Lost Chord

Ross Amico 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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July 6
Kinetic Yankees in King Arthur's Court - Treatments of the Arthurian legends by peipatetic American composers

June 29
Vintage Gershwin - Historic recordings of an American classic

June 22
Midsummer Night's Fiends - Music for St. John's Eve

June 15
Farewell to Frühbeck - Remembering Rafael Frühbeck de Burgo, who died on June 11, with his recording of Manuel de Falla's "Atlántida"

June 8
First Among Seconds - Celebrating the 150th anniversary of self-professed "first-class second-rate" composer Richard Strauss

June 1
Come on in, the Water's Fine - Siren songs for Rusalka Week

May 25
Flight of Fancy - Marc Blitzstein's "Airborne Symphony"

May 18
The Virgin Spring - Vernal expressions from Sweden

May 11
Erben Legends - Fairy tales of Karel Jaromir Erben

May 4
Mayo My! -Mexican music for Cinco de Mayo

April 27
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.

April 20
Great Shakes -For the 450th anniversary of his birth, music inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare

April 13
Further Pulitzer Surprises - Another hour of Pulitzer Prize-winning music

April 6

Roses of Persia - A bouquet of Persian polyphonic music

March 30

Fool's Paradise - Knudage Riisager's ballet "Slaraffenland"

March 23

Nostalgia Isn't What it Used to Be - 20th and 21st century composers look back to childhood

March 16

Irish Ties are Smiling - American composer Edward Joseph Collins pays tribute to his Irish heritage

March 9

Spiel Appeal - Music for the Jewish holiday of Purim

March 2

Fixtures at an Exhibition - Music by successful composer-painters

February 23

Giving Kay his Say - The life and music of Ulysses Kay

February 16

Down Under (the Weather) - An escape from North American winter to Australian summer

February 9

Grand Opera to Hand Opera - Operatic paraphrases for the keyboard by Franz Liszt

February 2

Bold Heads on Young Shoulders - Youthful symphonies from unexpected composers

January 26

Liking the Viking - Jon Leif's Saga Symphony

January 19

Big Talent from Little Russia - The turbulent life and beautiful music of Sergei Bortkiewicz

January 12

French Connections - Original music by French composers better known for their work as orchestrators

January 5

Much Ado About Korngold - Erich Wolfgang Korngold's incidental music to "Much Ado About Nothing"


December 29

T Time - Music for the New Year by Tippett and Tomlinson

December 22

Iberian Birthday Party - A Portuguese Christmas

December 15

Wine from Weingartner - Felix Weingartner's Symphony No. 2

December 8

Aural Borealis - Musical responses to the Northern Lights

December 1

"Thanksgivukkah" - Giving thanks through psalms for Thanksgiving/Hanukkah

November 24

Pioneer Spirit - Karl Krueger and the Society for the Preservation of American Musical Heritage

November 17

Four Score Sketches - Krzysztof Penderecki at 80 (with commentary by Barry Douglas)

November 10

Magic Mountain - Reissues from the Everest Records catalogue

November 3

Casals Pals - Friends and associates of Pablo Casals

October 27

Tyberg, Take 2 - Joann Falletta discusses her new recording of the Symphony No. 2 by Marcel Tyberg

October 20

Fall at the House of Atreus - Musical responses to the classical tragedy of the Oresteia

October 13

Denmarketing - Danish music on the Dacapo Records label

October 6

Distant Light - Vintage Recordings of British Light Music




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