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

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Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month on Exploring Music we will look at the intriguing world of the magnificent romantic composers, beginning with a focus on ballet music, moving into a discussion of the life of Schumann, ending with two full weeks on the boundary-stretching symphonies of Gustav Mahler.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month on Exploring Music we will look at 20th century American conductors, Parisian composers like Debussy, myths and tales of mortals and immortals, and we'll finish up with a biography of Maurice Ravel.

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Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month on Exploring Music delves into the rich and intriguing world of composing for royalty and ends the month in the Czech Republic, examining the history and influences of Those Bohemians.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month on Exploring Music: a celebration of the optimism springtime brings, a close look at the structure of a symphony, music from composers whose lives were affected by the Iron Curtin, and informatinon about the life and the music of Sergei Prokofiev. 

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

This month on Exploring Music: an in-depth look at music of Samuel Barber, the american Romantic who composed famous works such as Adagio for Strings, a careful anaylsis of the development of J.S Bach's B minor Mass, and personal insights from host Bill McGlaughlin.

Weeknights at 7:00 p.m.

 This month on Exploring Music ends with a week-long examination of the life and work of George Frederic Handel.