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Insight: Sound Advice: Cale Talks Classical

Ottorino Respighi photographed in Bologna, Italy, signed on the back by Respighi in 1903 / Wiki Commons
 

Ottorino Respighi photographed in Bologna, Italy, signed on the back by Respighi in 1903 / Wiki Commons

Capital Public Radio’s Afternoon Classical Host Cale Wiggins brings us two selections from a new version of Respighi's "The Birds." We'll also preview a new release of Bernstein's "Spring Will Come Again" and hear some music from Duke Ellington.    

 

Respighi—The Birds: Nightingale

Respighi—The Birds: The Hen

Bernstein—Spring Will Come Again (vocal)

Foster—Gentle Annie (vocal)

Ellington—Black, Brown and Beige Suite: Brown

Ellington—Three Black Kings: Martin Luther King

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Cale Wiggins

Classical Content Coordinator and Host

Cale started his career as an on-air personality in 1997. He discovered his love of classical music through listening to NPR as a child and has been exploring the genre ever since.   Read Full Bio 

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