Theme & Variations with Joe Law
Sundays @ 2pM

6/17

This week's program features music fit for a king -- or a queen -- with music written for royal occasions by Arthur Benjamin, Benjamin Britten, Frederick the Great, Nicolas Gombert, G. F. Handel, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Camille Saint-Saens and Michael Tippett.

6/24

This week's program presents film music written by composers not usually associated with film: Arthur Benjamin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Hans Werner Henze, John Ireland, Camille Saint-Saens and Virgil Thomson.

7/1

This week's program includes music closely associated with the United States, but written by composers born elsewhere:  Ernest Bloch, Benjamin Britten, Antonin Dvorak, Lukas Foss, Darius Milhaud, Henri Vieuxtemps and Richard Wagner.

7/8

This week's program features music inspired by travel:  Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Edward Elgar, Gustav Holst, Franz Liszt, Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn, Carl Nielsen, and Camille Saint-Saens.

7/15

This week's program features music with one or more ties to Ohio (composers, performers, even subject matter). The composers are Aaron Copland, Donald Erb, Victor Herbert, David Lang, Michael Schelle, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Rick Sowash, Oley Speaks and Steven Winteregg.

7/22

This week's program includes four American symphonies by Aaron Copland, Libby Larsen, John Knowles Paine and William Grant Still.


7/29

Today's program includes music by composers famous for a single piece: Richard Addinsell, Hugo Alfven, Paul Dukas, George Enescu, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Johann Pachelbel and Amilcare Ponchielli.