Whether it's a fairy, elf, or witch, CBC Music offers up enchanting 'Flights of Fancy' - Classical music inspired by fairy tales, myths and legends.
Debussy, Dvorak, Saint-Saens, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky know how to spin a musical fairy tale that makes you think twice about the midnight hour.
Festive Marches to soaring Choral Classics, Baroque to Modern, lush English strings and brilliant brass for the soundtrack of your day.
Hear Handel, Tavener, Britten, Elgar and more.
Russia the land of cold winters, vodka, tour-de-force piano music, rich bass voices and ballet music.
Hear Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and more.
Classical Italy sparkles with music of Vivaldi, Verdi, Respighi, Rossini...beautiful melodies, high drama, and of course wine and love.
From the court of King Louis XIV, and the stage of the Paris Opera Ballet to the musical salon of Nadia Boulanger: a musical trip through time.
Hear Rameau, Berlioz, Debussy, Ravel and more.
Western Classical Music is firmly rooted and inspired by German composers.
Classical Germany salutes the 3 Big Bs--Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms and does more than a tip of the hat to the little bs too...Bingen, Berg, Biebl, Bruch and Bruckner.
Music for the Young and the Young at Heart.
Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes. Music inspired by Mother Goose, teddy bears, dolls and toy instruments. There is a magician and E.T too. From the small to the grand - we have it all here.
A relaxing classical mix to provide a beautiful backdrop for your day. Hear: Vaughan Williams "The Lark Ascending", Gluck "Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Barber "Adagio for Strings", Beethoven: "Fur Elise", Saint-Saens: "The Swan", Albinoni: "Adagio" and more
Duos to Nonets, Boccherini and Beethoven to Ravel and Brahms....all performed by the great collaborators of our time. The rich and intimate world of classical music for small ensembles. Hear: Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonin Dvorak, Maurice Ravel and more.
Baroque music that is at once demanding and delightful, elaborate and sensuous. Hear: Johann Sebastian Bach
Georg Friedrich Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Henry Purcell, Jean-Philippe Rameau and more.