A collection of curated streams, unique programs and features to promote calm and focus.


Daily Download: Robert Schumann - Fantasiestucke: III. Rasch und mit Feuer
Fri, 26 May 2017
Get a free MP3 of Robert Schumann - Fantasiestucke: III. Rasch und mit Feuer, performed by Karine Georgian, cello; Jan Willem Nelleke, piano.


Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Volcanic Transmissions
Thu, 25 May 2017
As members of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet bow their vibraphones, brush their gongs and message their bass drums, the composer's evocative music oozes from blackness.


Star Wars at 40: Ten ways George Lucas changed the world
Thu, 25 May 2017
40 years ago today, the original 'Star Wars' was released in movie theaters. The world would never be the same again.


Daily Download: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Adagio in E, K. 261
Thu, 25 May 2017
Get a free MP3 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Adagio in E, K. 261, performed by Capella Istropolitana; Takako Nishizaki, violin.


Dreams of the Fallen
Wed, 24 May 2017
In the United States, Memorial Day is often thought of as the unofficial beginning of summer, but its significance to this country runs far deeper. This one-hour special seeks to recognize and memorialize through music and poetry those who have protected our country -- often at great sacrifice -- from before its founding to the present.


The music of James Bond
Wed, 24 May 2017
In memory of the late Roger Moore, Garrett Tiedemann looks back on the iconic music of the James Bond film franchise.


Music is Music: Music in Space
Wed, 24 May 2017
London-based composer Arthur Jeffes joins Ria Misra, host of the second season of our Music is Music podcast, to kick things off with a two-part episode on music in space.


New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein meets Mozart in Havana
Wed, 24 May 2017
What if Mozart went to Havana? Simone Dinnerstein decided to find out. Dinnerstein traveled to Cuba at the invitation of Solomon Mikowsky -- the result of which is a recording of works by Mozart with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra. Hear about the new recording, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the new CD.


Daily Download: Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon XIV
Wed, 24 May 2017
Get a free MP3 of Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon XIV, performed by London Symphony Brass.


Daily Download: William Boyce - Symphony No. 7: III. Jigg
Tue, 23 May 2017
Get a free MP3 of William Boyce - Symphony No. 7: III. Jigg, performed by Aradia Ensemble.


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