Beyond the Classics: 12 More “Sleigh Rides” For the Holidays
Explore the history of the popular holiday song 'Sleigh Ride', from its creation by Leroy Anderson in 1946 to various renditions by artists like Mozart, Delius, and Mahler.
A Brief History of Keyboards…
Explore the evolution of keyboards from the quiet clavichord to the modern grand piano, highlighting key developments and changes in sound and design.
Going Deep: Our Favorite Finds to Celebrate KUSC at the Movies
Explore the magic of movie music with KUSC, featuring iconic film scores, trailers, and performances from renowned composers and musicians. Dive into the world of cinematic soundtracks.
Don’t Underestimate the Tuba
Explore the depth and range of the tuba beyond its stereotype as an "oom-pah machine". This article highlights five orchestral pieces that showcase the tuba's versatility.
The ABC’s of Opera: Puccini’s “La bohème”
Explore the timeless themes of love, optimism, and dreams in Puccini's La Bohème. Learn about its history, characters, and its influence on modern productions like Rent.
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Classical Californians: James Conlon | Tune In Wednesday at 7pm!
James Conlon will be our Classical Californian this week - tune in Wednesday night at 7!
“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week
Explore upcoming events this week in Southern California...
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.
6 Pieces By Black Composers Whose Inspirations and Innovations Have Helped Define Our American Sound
Explore the rich history and contributions of Black composers in American music, from pioneers like Florence Price to contemporary artists like Kris Bowers and Jon Batiste.
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Violin
Saturday Morning CarTunes takes a look at the Violin