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Starting Monday, June 03 (until September 02, 2019) TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC is coming back to WPRB for the summer.

Treasures of Early Music is a special program curated and presented by the host of Classical Discoveries, Marvin Rosen, and is devoted exclusively to music before 1750.

Program will focus on larger, unknown and/or lesser known works that are rarely, if ever, presented on other stations.

Each week the MP3 audio files will be available on this website fora limited time.

Check this website or social media few days before each program for upcoming highlights.

If you have never listened to Classical Discoveries early music specials, please check some other programs >>>


Monday, August 19, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented during this week's program:
Cantata "Ich liege und schlafe" by German composer, Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697)
Mass a 6 by Spanish composer, Joan Baptista Cabanilles (1644-1712)
Missa Baises moy by French composer, Mathurin Forestier (fl. c. 1500)
Concerto a quattro for strings and basso continuo by Italian composer, Carlo Antonio Marino (1670-1735)
Missa Ego sum qui sum by Franco-Flemish composer, Philippe Rogier (c. 1561-1596)
Missa Dominicalis by Franco-Flemish composer, Giaches de Wert (1535-1596)
Missa Ultimarum Sexta by Czech composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
plus music by:
Francesco Foggia,
Willem Gommaar Kennis,
Esaias Reusner

and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till September 04, 2019)

Art: From Chapter 2 - Treatise On Prudence. French 1522-25


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Art: Egypt by English artist Margaret Erber (1923-2018)

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented during this week's program:
Concerto for Orchestra, Op. 55 by English composer, Judith Bailey (1941- )
Divertimento for String Orchestra (2003) by American composer, Jon Ward Bauman (1939-2009)
Credo in Us by American composer, John Cage (1912-1992)
Alma Redemptoris Mater by Latvian composer, Rihards Dubra (1964- )
Dos Noruegos en Buenos Aires (Double Concerto for bandoneon, cello and string orchestra) by Norwegian composer, Per Arne Glorvigan (1963- )

Trio Luna for flute, viola and harp (2016) by Norwegian composer, Ståle Kleiberg (!958- )
Concerto for tenor, flute, oboe, harpsichord and strings "Musikalisches Opfer" (2000) by Lithuanian composer, Argirdas Martinaitis (1950- )
Trio for Flute, Alto Saxophone, and Piano (2009) by American composer, Russell Peterson (1969- )
Exegi Monumentum (Symphony for Baritone and Orchestra by Ukrainian composer, Valentin Silvestrov (1937- )
The Thrid Ehru Concerto by Chinese composer, Zheng Bing
plus music by:
Ludovico Einaudi,
Kerrith Livengood,
Deon Nielsen Price,
Asha Srinivasan,
Karin Rehnqvist

and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till September 04, 2019)


Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 14:00 till 17:00

Complete program will be devoted to music by the younger generation of composers from around the world under 30, with equal representation of men and women composers.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented during this week's program:

Program will be announced

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till September 04, 2019)

Art: Trio by by Azerbaijani Artist- Arif Alasgaro at: AZgallery.org




Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 5:00 till 14:00 (Please note extended time)

Dorothee Eberhardt (1952- ), John Estacio (1966- ), Ola Gjeilo (1978- ), Howard Hersh (1940- ), Matthew Hindson (1968- ), Lee Johnson, Juris Karlsons (1948- ), Marcel Landowski (1915-1999), John McLeod (1934- ), Miya Masaoka (1958- ), David Matthews (1943- ), Robert Moran (1937- ), Weronika Ratusińska (1977- ), Shelley Washington (1991- ), Tim Brady, Cristian Carrara, Jane Antonia Cornish, Truman Harris, Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, Elizabeth Maconchy, Stephen Rush, Lachlan Skipworth, Livia Teodorescu-Ciocanea, and others

Art: Hollyhooks II by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 28, 2019)


Monday, August 12, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Joan Cererols (!618-1676), Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Georg Donberger (1709-1768), Robert Fayrfax (1464-1521), Carlo Farina (ca. 1600-1640), Niccolo Fiorenza (1700-1764) Trio VI in A minor by German composer, Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780), Pierre Moulu (1484?-c.1550), Antonius Romanus (1st half of the 15th century), Alessandro Striggio (c. 1536-1592), Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter, William Cobbold,
Samuel Scheidt, Maciej Wronowicz,
and others

Art: Libro De Horas De Enrique IV de Francia y III de Navarra. Moleiro

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 28, 2019)

Monday, August 05, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Anonymous final antiphon of the Kneeling Vespers, Carl Heinrich Biber (1681-1749), Johann Ernst Eberlin (1702-1762), Michelangelo Falvetti (1642-1692), Jacobus Gallus (1550-1591), Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665-1729), Clément Janequin (c.1485-1558), Johann Valentin Meder (1649-1719), Johann Samuel Welter (1650-1720), Georg von Bertouch, Giacomo Carissimi, Carlo Fedeli, and others

Art: Woman in the Pool. Rothschild _Hours - c.1500_20. Flemish Ghent-Bruges school

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 21, 2019)


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Bruno Maderna (1920-1973)/ Josquin des Prez) (c. 1450-1521),
Galina Grigorjeva (1962- ), Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), Mary Mageau (1934- ), Sebastian Krajewski (1975- ), Carl Orff (1895-1982)/ Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Marjan Mozetich (1948- )
Reinventions (Piano Concerto) by Russian/American composer, Gene Pritsker (1971- ), Jaan Rääts (1932- ), Paweł Szymański (1954- ), Dobrinka Tabakova (1980- ), Maarten Altena, Vladimír Godár, Benjamin Oliver, Arnold Rosner, Errollyn Wallen, Peeter Vähi, and others

Art: David with Musicians by Master of Dresden Prayer Book c.1490-1497. British Library
Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 14, 2019)


Monday, July 29, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter (1665-1742), Pietro Paolo Bencini (1675?-1755), Johannes Brassart (c. 1400-1455), Antonio Caldara (1670-1736), Charles Desmazures (1669-1736), Michele Mascitti (1663/4-1760), John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558), Jacobus Vaet (ca. 1529-1567), Diogenio Bigaglia, William Croft, Mikołaj of Radom,
Petrus de Grudziadz, Ignazio Sieber,
and others,

Art: Angel Playing Harp (1400-1410) - Les Tres Riches Heures Duc de Berry

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 14, 2019)


Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 5:00 till 14:00 (please note extended time)

Rose Bolton, Sergio Cervetti, Daniel Dorff, Sven Helbig, Jonathan Leshnoff, Nico Muhly, Gabriela Ortiz, David L. Post, Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barkovsky, Stuart Saunders Smith, Boguslaw Schaeffer (1919-2019), Paul Usher, Barbara York, Dennis Bathory-Kitsz, Jean-Paul Dessey, Mary Jane Leach, Susan T. Nelson, Hugo Vasco Reis, Ana Sokolović, Piotr Szewczyk and others

Art: Musical Workshop by Azerbaijani Artist Arif Alasgaro at: AZgallery.org


Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Emanuele Rincon D'Astorga (1680-1757), François Francœur (1698-1787), Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741), Antonio De Literes (1673-1747), Philippe De Monte (1521-1603)
r, Richard Mudge (1718-1763), Domenico Zipoli (1688-1726), Nicolas Racot de Granval, Johann Philipp Krieger, Isabella Leonarda, Costanzo Porta, and others

Art: Dancers and Musicians. Tomb of the Leopards. Monterozzi Necropolis Tarquinia Italy.


Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Joan Albert Amargós (1950- ), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969), Michael Colina (1048-), René Eespere (1953- ), Mathew Fuerst (1977- ), Delilah Gutman (1978- ), Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013), Maria Kõrvits (1987- ), Kate Moore (1979- ), Lawrence Moss (1927- ), Thierry Pécou (1965- ), James Whitbourn (1963- ), and much more.



Monday, July 15, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751), John Blow (1649-1708), Father Eryk Brikner (1705-1760), Antoine Brumel (c. 1460-c.1520), Walter Frye (?-1474?), William Hayes (1708-1777), Seastian Knüpfer (1633-1676), Jacques Morel (c. 1690-c.1740), Bartłomiej Pękiel (?-1670), Francesco Scarlatti (1666-post 1741), Giuseppe Valentini (1681-1753), Francesc Valls (1665-1747), and others

Art: Musicians-16th. cent.Rouen, France. Ms.lat.97.Bib.of Geneve


Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Khachatur Avetisyan (1926-1996), Alejandro Basulto (1984- ), Michael Colgrass (1932-2019), Michael Daugherty (1954- ), Rob Deemer (1970 - ), Rapture for Orchestra (2011), Patrick Harlin (1984- ), Pál Járdányi (1920-1966), Graeme Koehne (1956- ), Michael Nyman (1944- ), Teresa Procaccini (1934- ), Sophia Serghi (1972- ), Bogusław Schaeffer (1929-2019), Alice Shields (1943- ), Valgeir Sigurðsson (1971- ), Kurt Schwaen (1909-2007), Jean Wiener (1896-1982), Wong Chun-wai, and more.

Art: 'Shore' - Provence 18 by Iwona Altmayer


Monday, July 08, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Antonio Maria Bononcini (1677-1726), Henry Desmarest (1661-1741), Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656-1746), Henry Madin (1698-1748), Philippe de Monte (1521-1603), Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739), Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), František Ignác Antonín Tůma (1704-1774), Francesco Venturini (ca. 1675-1745), Melchior Franck, Johann Friedrich Meister, Christopher Tye, and others

Art: Deutsche  Bibel Munchener Altes Testament. Furtmeyr Bibel-Genesis Ruth. Cgm-8010a-1465-70.Regensburg Folio.



Wednesday, July 03, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - AMERICAN COMPOSERS FOR THE FOURTH
Bruce Babcock, John Cage (1912-1992), Jennifer Castellano (1981- ), Kenneth Fuchs (1956- ), Christopher Cerone (1984- ), Henry Cowell (1897-1965), Ryan Gallagher (1984- ), Stanley Grill, Lou Harrison (1917-2003), Jennifer Higdon (1962- ), Edie Hill (1962- ), Robert Honstein (1980- ), Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), Robert Moran (1937- ), Ned Rorem (1923- ), Elena Ruehr (1963- ), Clare Shore (1954- ), Nancy Van De Vate (1930- ), and much more

Monday, July 01, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Giovanni Battista Bassani (c. 1657-1716), Noel Bauldeweyn (c. 1480-c. 1530), Pietro Gnocchi (1689-1775), Antonio Pansini (1703-1791), Michel Pignolet de Montéclair (1667-1737), Jean Richafort (c. 1480-c.1547), Georg Caspar Schürmann (1672-1751), Giuseppe Valentini (1681-1753), Lodovico Viadana (c. 1550-1627), Robert Carver, Jacopo Da Bologna,
Johann Ludwig Krebs, Thodorico Pedrini
, and others

Art: A troupe of musicians painted on the walls of the 7th century tomb of Li Shou.



Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Andy Akiho (1979 - ), William Bland (1947- ), Pavel Fischer (1965- ), Galina Gorelova (1951- ), Mikołaj Górecki (1971- ), John Mackey (1973- ), Harry Partch (1901-1974), Allan Pettersson (1911-1980), Alfonso Romero Asenjo (1957- ), Kile Smith (1956- ), Morton Subotnick (1933- ), Pärt Uusberg (2008), Judith Bailey, Jeanne Demessieux, Jess Hendricks, Albert Schnelzer, and others

Art: Boat by Azerbaijani Artist Zoya Nur at: AZgallery.org



Monday, June 24, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Guillaume Dumanoir (1615-1697), Petronio Franceschini (1651-1680), Carlo Ambrogio Lonati (c, 1645-c. 1712), John Merbecke (c. 1505-c.1585), Silvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750), Gregor Joseph Werner (1693-1766), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745), Giuseppe Antonio Avitrano, Robert Fayrfax, Andreas Horganista de Florentia, Carolus Hacquart, Don Fernando de las Infantas, Jose de Orejon Y Aparicio, Hieronymus Praetorius,
Pierre de la Rue
and others

Art: A Glaring Cats Making Music, Lombard School c.1700


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Katy Abbott (1971- ), Adrienne Albert (1941- ), Krzysztof Baculewski (1950- ), Guillaume Connesson (1970- ), Francis Grier (1955- ), Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
David Hackbridge Johnson (2005), Jonathan Leshnoff ( 1973- ), Marcela Rodriguez (1951- ), Caroline Shaw (1982- ), Gintaras Sodeika (1961- ), Ingrid Stölzel (1971- ),
, Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996), and more

Art: Two Sisters In The Sun by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)



Monday, June 17, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Thomas Crecquillon (c. 1505-1557), Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729), Francesco Provenzale (1624-1704), Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Johann Adam Reinken (1623-1722), Ludwig Senfl (c. 1486-1543), Samuel Capricornus, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Johann Joseph Fux, Francesco Landini, Isabella Leonarda, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and others

Art: Geese Book, Nuremberg, Germany, 1503-1510


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00 - LITHUANIA REPRISE

Julius Aglinskas (1988- ), Osvaldas Balakauskas (1937- ), Linas Baltas (1973- ), Vidmantas Bartulis (1954- ), Bronius Kutavičius (1932- ), Arvydas Malcys (1957- ), Antanas Rekašius (1928-2003), Raminta Šerkšnytė (1975- ), Giedrius Svilainis (1972- ), plus others.

From 8:30 until 11:00
Lithuanian Composer Žibuoklė Martinaitytė - Guest in the WPRB studio

Click this link to listen to the interview  
*(available after the broadcast)

Check other programs devoted to music by Composers of Baltic/North European Composers

Art: Funeral Symphony (III) by Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911)



Monday, June 10, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (1676-1750), Johann Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693), Johann Sigismund Kusser (1660-1727), Luigi Rossi (1598-1653), Johannes Prioris (1460?-1512?), Johannes Tinctoris (c.1435-1511), Wacław z Szamotuł, Sebastián Durón, Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli,
Johann Christian Schickhardt,
and others

Art: Apollo und die Musen



Thursday, June 06, 2019 from 6:00 till 8:00am


Pirro Capacelli Albergati (1663-1735), Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (ca. 1665-1734), Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612), Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic (1600?-1676), Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Bartholomeus de Bononia and more

Art: Cantiga De Santa Maria No. 360



Wednesday, June 05, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Giovanni Albini (1982- ), Kris Davis (1980 ), Max Giteck Duykers (1972- ), Ross Edwards (1943- ), Peter Garland (1952- ), Kamran Ince (1960- ), Akira Ifukube (1914-2006), Nikolai Kapustin (1937- )r, Aldo Kumar (1954- ), Marc Mellits (1966- ), Matej Meštrović (1969- ), Johanna Doderer, Edie Hill, Asha Srinivasan, Karen P. Thomas, and others

Art: 'le Chateau d'Esparon de Verdon á coté du lac' - Provence'18 by Iwona Altmayer


Monday, June 03, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Philippus de Caserta (late 14th century), Thomas Ashwell (ca. 1482-after 1513, Giacomo Antonio Perti (1661-1756), Agostino Steffani (1655-1728), Franciszek Lilius (c. 1600-1657), Franghiskos Leontaritis (1518-1572), Alessandro Stradella (complete) (1644-1682), Costanzo Antegnati, Charles Dieupart, Nicola Matteis, Daniel Selichius, Cipriano de Rore and others

Art: Female Musician - Paris Bibl. Mazarine-ms3892-f.-007r_f.010v. Adrien de Saint Gelais, Les trois buccines, France 15th-16th c.



Monday, May 27, 2019 from 9:00 till 11:00am
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 5:00 till 9:00am
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00am


Monday, May 27, 2019 from 9:00 till 11:00am
Henry Cowell (1897-1965), Emma Lou Diemer (1927- ), Kenneth Fuchs (1956- ), John Donald Robb (1892-1989), Alex Shapiro (1962- ), Gwyneth Walker (1947- ), James Kimo Williams (1950- ) plus others

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 5:00 till 9:00am
Stefania de Kenessey, Samuel Jones (1935- ), Douglas Knehans (1957- ), Frank La Rocca (1951- ), Michael Mauldin (1947- ), Arnold Rosner (1945-2013), Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) (1970- ), Harold Schiffman (1928- ), Beth Anderson, Mary Ellen Childs, Robert Palmer, Frank Tichelli, and others

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00am
This Wednesday marks the beginning of the 23rd year of Classical Discoveries
Elizabeth Austin (1938 - ), Robert Avalon (1955-2004), Mason Bates (1977- ), Michael Colgrass (1932- ), George Crumb (1929- ), Nancy Galbraith (1951- ), Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), Jeffrey Kaufman (1947- ),
Robert Moran (1937- ), Scott Pender (1959- ), David Post (1949- ), Elena Ruehr 1963- ), Lois V. Vierk (1951- ), Daniel Dorff, Eric Funk, David Kechley, David Lang, Judith Lang Zaimont and others


Additional edition of Classical Discoveries: Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 6:00 till 11:00 - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674), Firminus Caron (fl. 1460-1475), Giovanni Paolo Colonna (1637-1695), Camillo Cortellini (1561-1630), Johann Friederich Fasch (1698-1758), Pietro Torri (ca. 1650-1737), Marcin Mielczewski (c. 1600-1651), Ippolito Ghezzi, Pelham Humfrey,
Ludwig Senfl, Barbara Strozzi,
and others

Art: Resultados de la Búsqueda de imágenes



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