Looking for an extra dose of hope, good tidings, and cheer this holiday season? Never fear, WRTI is here! A sleighful of music is on its way and your WRTI companions Bliss, Mark and Melinda are on hand every step of the way.
Traveling may be on hold, and the gathering of friends and family may not be around the usual table this year, but no matter where you are and what you’re feasting on, WRTI’s Thanksgiving Day soundtrack is your perfect companion.
Every fourth for the Fourth! What’s that, you say? This Independence Day, join WRTI to celebrate our nation’s birthday with a classical playlist not to be missed from 6 AM to 6 PM. Every fourth piece (at least!) is by an American composer.
Even before "talking pictures," a piano or small orchestra played a key role in the movies. And long after the era of silent films, the importance of music remains. WRTI’s hosts and arts reporters recount some of the soundtracks and movie tunes that linger.