The Record Shelf
with Jim Svejda
Let host Jim Svejda guide you through the best classical recordings on "The Record Shelf." Each week he reviews classical recordings with a passion and insight only he can provide. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation of classical music as you absorb his irreverent, selective and highly opinionated views of classical CDs.
Record Shelf 5/8: A Buyer's Guide to the American Symphony--a survey of the best of the readily available recordings.
Record Shelf 5/15: A rebroadcast of a conversation with the astounding pianist Lise de la Salle.
Record Shelf, 5/22: "Reiner Rarities" -- in the first of two programs, live, long out-of-print, or previously unpublished recordings by the great Hungarian conductor.
Record Shelf 5/29: In the second of two programs, rare recordings from the great Hungarian-born music director of the Chicago Symphony, Fritz Reiner.
Record Shelf 6/5:The latest installment of The Record Shelf Record Reviews -- featuring critical reactions to the latest compact discs.