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A two hour weekly show of new music, and new releases, with an in-depth look at classical music.

Host John Clare speaks with leading musicians, from Adams to Zwilich; and highlights new releases. Topics include instruments, artists, and variety.
Each episode typically contains two 59 minute parts, although sometimes the segments are unequal but add up to hour 58 minutes.

John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has played with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid Texas Symphony, Nevada Chamber Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic and Wichita Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber music lover, John founded the Las Vegas Chamber Music Society in 2004. Clare has written an introductory new music novel Composing Thoughts: Great Starts and is planning two more volumes. John has also served on the advisory board of NEWMUSIC USA, the boards of the American Music Center in New York City, and the San Antonio Chamber Music Society. Hide full description

Host John Clare speaks with leading musicians, from Adams to Zwilich; and highlights new releases. Topics include instruments, artists, and variety. Each episode typically contains two 59 minute parts, although sometimes the segments are unequal but add up to hour 58 minutes. John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has played with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid... Show full description


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Caption: Cliff Eidelman, Credit: cliffeidelman.com
The latest from Cliff Eidelman, the New York Philharmonic, and Florence Price on this episode.

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Natasha Paremski's latest Steinway & Sons release, Credit: steinway.com
New releases of piano masters

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Classical Goes Pop 2, Credit: facebook.com
Classical versions of Sting, Fleetwood Mac, Metallica, and more!

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Paul Hindemitts, Credit: facebook.com
New releases of Paul Hindemith

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Violinist Tasmin Little, Credit: Chandos Records
Sonatas for Violin & Piano

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Steven Isserlis & Olli Mustonen, Credit: https://www.prestomusic.com/
Josh Aerie and Steven Isserlis new releases for cello

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nick Palmer in London, Credit: facebook.com/maestronicholaspalmer/
Works by Arnold Rosner, Aaron Copland, and Morten Lauridsen

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hector Berlioz, Credit: Josef Kriehuber
More from the complete works of Berlioz out on Warner Classics.

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Berlioz Complete Works, Credit: http://www.warnerclassics.com/hector-berlioz/news/1752
We’re featuring music by Hector Berlioz on this episode.

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Violinist Eldbjorg Hemsing, Credit: Nikolaj Lund
New releases from Norwegian violinist Eldbjorg Hemsing.

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Mahler 2, Credit: Bis Records
The latest from the Minnesota Orchestra's Mahler Cycle.

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Joyce DiDonato rehearsing Berlioz, Credit: Grégory Massat
Soprano Nadine Sierra and Mezzo Joyce DiDonato

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hilary Hahn, Credit: Dana van Leeuwen
Solo Bach for Violin, Viola, and Cello

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Young Quartets rehearsing, Credit: facebook.com
Two new releases from two young string quartets.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Roxanna Panufnik's Celestial Bird is featured, Credit: Signum Classics
We’ll feature new releases with Polish Masters on this What’s New.

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Host John Clare and Jeremy Gill, Credit: John Clare
An award winning composer, Jeremy Gill has written music for the Dallas Symphony, Network for New Music, and Lucy Shelton. His music has been recor...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Hommage a Boulez, Credit: deutschegrammophon.com
Featuring the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in music by Pierre Boulez

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: John Clare & Cristina Spinei, Credit: Jodi Taylor
We’ll focus on the rising young composer Cristina Spinei on this episode of What’s New. She’s based in Nashville, has a new EP out, and just had a ...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Re-released Telarc Vinyl, Credit: Craft Recordings
Back (Bach) to the future! Vinyl releases from Craft Recordings of Telarc digital 180-gram LPs.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Live at Delphi Opera House, Credit: Elinor Frey
Taped in concert at the Delphi Opera House, June 2018!

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9