WGUC/ WVXU

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WGUC, Cincinnati's Classical Public Radio, was founded in 1960 by a group of citizens who saw the need for a radio station devoted to cultural and public affairs programming in the region. Today, the station remains committed to this heritage and broadcasts the finest in classical music, news and information programming. AKA Cincinnati Public Radio.

Series

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10 Pieces

WVXU joins with cicada expert Dr. Gene Kritsky from Mount St. Joseph University for a 10-part series , hosted by Cory Sharber, the series begins on April 27, with a new episode released each Tuesday.

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228 Pieces

Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.

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4 Pieces

Hallelujah Handel explores the life and work of George Frideric Handel. The four-part series is hosted by Cincinnati Opera's Evans Mirageas and highlights the evolution of Handel's musical development.

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1 Piece

Series of 4 programs produced to honor King Record's impact on music and the city of Cincinnati.

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3 Pieces

What happens when a couple of low-level Russian embassy workers flee New York, wind up in Cincinnati, and one becomes a member of professional baseball’s oldest franchise? That’s the fun that Rod Serling (pre-“The Twilight Zone”) stirs up in his teleplay, “O’Toole from Moscow.”

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50 Pieces

A daily glimpse into the natural world.


Latest Pieces

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Classics for Kids is a fun introduction to classical music for kids of all ages. Each month focuses on a different composer. In March 2014 it is L...

Bought by KUHF and KVLU


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 2
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The 90 Second Naturalist connects to listeners' innate love of nature through compelling stories that entertain, inform and promote interaction wit...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 31:30
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The 90 Second Naturalist connects to listeners' innate love of nature through compelling stories that entertain, inform and promote interaction wit...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Depicting a thunderstorm in music was one of Rossini's specialties. Here are some more examples of musical thunderstorms.

Bought by KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Usually, an overture is a piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood. But there are also other kind...

Bought by KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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The William Tell Overture was written to open an opera by Gioachino Rossini. The opera is based on a legend about the Swiss hero William Tell. Acco...

Bought by KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 3
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Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was born in 1792 and died in 1868, so you might think that he celebrated 76 birthdays. But Rossini was born in a...

Bought by KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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The 90 Second Naturalist connects to listeners' innate love of nature through compelling stories that entertain, inform and promote interaction wit...

Bought by WLRN


  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Lt. Kijé is the story of an imaginary soldier, created when the Russian Tsar misread a smudged name on a list of his men.

Bought by KMXT, WQXR, KVLU, and KUHF


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 4
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In music, a suite is a specific collection of pieces. Here are some examples of various kinds of musical suites.

Bought by WQXR, KVLU, and KUHF


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3