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NEW Spring Recordings on Classical 104.9 FM

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Thanks to the generosity of our listeners during our Spring Memberfest and Give NOLA Day, we've recently been able to add some new and vintage recordings to our Classical 104.9 FM music library.

While some performances are from 2017 and 2018, we've also found some classic recordings from decades past -- they're all a welcome addition to our growing music library.

James Arey will highlight a full hour of these new recordings on Friday morning, June 1, at 9:00am on Classical New Orleans.

Here's a listing -- and Spotify playlist -- of just a few of our exciting new additions!

Nikolai Lugansky: Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 3 Op. 58

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCqsGG2poYg

Ruth Ann Swenson: Reynaldo Hahn, "Si mes vers avaient des ailes" (If My Words Had Wings)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDsq-oTXDb8

John Williams: The Post, "The Presses Roll"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YSn7IIYiow&index=2&list=PLTtRKW4gzI6kshxBl13uv20gR3GBt4hc0

Stephen Hough & Berlin Philharmonic Winds: Mozart, Adagio and Rondo K. 617

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmxRpSwWDZY

Nikolai Lugansky: Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOkMSHfc5GM

Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry: "Circles" - Concertos by J. S. Bach and Philip Glass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNjwtnTnQI0

Spotify Playlist (June 2018)

James served as Classical Music Host and Music Director for WWNO from 1999-2007. He relocated to Atlanta with several WWNO staff members after Katrina, and, in 2007, he accepted a position as Music Director at KVNO in Omaha, Nebraska, where he coached young announcers, programmed, and hosted classical music until 2010.