Exploring Music

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods.´╗┐

Notes about current and upcoming programs as well as detailed playlists and more are available at the full Exploring Music program site.

When and where to tune-in

´╗┐Mondays-Fridays at 7pm on Classical 91.5

Currently on Exploring Music

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month Bill McGlaughlin explores 400 years of African-American composers and performers - celebrating works that have become an integral part of our American musical identity. Bill will also be exploring music inspired by all aspects of love. 

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Recently on Exploring Music

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month Bill McGlaughlin explores how Ottorino Respighi helped move Italian music into the 20th century.  Learn more about the Music History of Impressionism at https://sites.google.com/site/fhsfafallper67impression/historical-context.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month Bill McGlaughlin delves into the fantastical life of Hector Berlioz and questions why so many symphonic composers die after completing their ninth symphony.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month Bill McGlaughlin delves into the lives of two progressive composers, Franz Liszt and Paul Hindemith and examines the evolution of the symphony and the string quartet.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month Bill McGlaughlin presents two weeks of new releases and then takes listeners to Vienna, the home of so many beloved composers.