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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236 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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57 Pieces

A daily glimpse into the natural world.


Latest Pieces

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Originally, a musical fantasy was a piece that instrumentalists made up as they went along. Eventually, fantasies evolved into pieces that composer...

Bought by KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Ralph Vaughan Williams was one of the most important 20th century English composers. He spent years traveling the country collecting English folk s...

Bought by KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Listeners and trick-or-treaters alike will enjoy a mix of music and mayhem perfect for Halloween.

Bought by KNAU, WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:51
  • Purchases: 5
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 31:30
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Benjamin Britten was asked to compose music for a film that explained the instruments of the orchestra to children. Britten borrowed a tune by one ...

Bought by KVLU and KUHF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Benjamin Britten was asked to compose music for a film that explained the instruments of the orchestra to children. Britten borrowed a tune by one ...

Bought by KVLU and KUHF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Pizzicato is the Italian word for “plucked” -- it tells string players how to play their instruments at a given spot in the music. A lot of musical...

Bought by KVLU and KUHF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Benjamin Britten composed his Simple Symphony when he was twenty, but he based it on music that he'd written much earlier -- some of it when he was...

Bought by KVLU and KUHF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 2
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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 November, 2013 it ...

Bought by KVLU and KUHF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 2
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 34:30