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The Retro Cocktail Hour #940 - March 12, 2022

March 12, 2022

Film Music Friday - March 11, 2022 (Female Film Composers)

It's a sad fact that the world of film music is dominated by men. On this week's Film Music Friday, we'll spotlight some female composers, including pioneers like Doreen Carwithen and Shirley Walker, and hear music from The Cider House Rules, The Shining, Captain Marvel, Poldark and more.

Libby Larsen's THE SUPREME FOUR Narrated by Gov. Laura Kelly

KPR'S CLASSICS LIVE brings you this June 2021 WORLD PREMIERE of Libby Larsen's THE SUPREME FOUR, about the first four female judges to serve on the United States Supreme Court.

LISTEN George Crumb MAKROKOSMOS Benjamin Havey PIANO

Explore a free concert Wednesday evening, March 9, in Kansas City, Missouri -- at UMKC's Grant Recital Hall -- with pianist Benjamin Havey -- 7:30 p.m. -- when Ben Havey performs an all George Crumb program. Makrokosmos Book One.

Topeka Festival Singers with special guests Double Stuff Barbershop Quartet!

Cordelia chats with Dr. Grace Morrison of the Topeka Festival Singers about what's on tap for tonight's vocal concert at Washburn, which also features some of the best high school singers in Topeka.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #939 - March 5, 2022

March 5, 2022

Film Music Friday - March 4, 2022 (Films You May Have Missed)

This week's Film Music Friday is devoted to films you may have missed. We'll hear selections from independent and obscure films like Ammonite, The Quarry, The Rocket Post and more.

Classics Live 150: The Year of the Woman! Sunflower Music Festival 2021

Hear great classical music by Amy Beach, Louise-Marie Simon, Caroline Shaw, plus the Piano Quintet Robert Schumann wrote in honor of his musician wife Clara.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #938 - February 26, 2022

February 26, 2022

Film Music Friday - February 25, 2022 (Henry Mancini)

This week's Film Music Friday explores the work of four-time Oscar winner Henry Mancini. We'll hear themes from Breakfast at Tiffany's, Touch of Evil, Charade, Experiment in Terror and, of course, Peter Gunn.


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