Evening Masterwork

Each night at 7:00 PM join Tyler Kline for some of the best music ever written. Music that’s good enough to earn the title “Masterwork.” Listen for full length performances and large scale works like Carmina Burana, Mahler Symphonies, some new recordings and music that will be performed in our local concert halls. A full masterwork is featured each night at 7:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9.

This week on Evening Masterwork

Richard Strauss
After World War I, Richard Strauss turned to the music of Francois Couperin for inspiration. Couperin, in his lifetime, composed more than 300 short works for the harpsichord, and Strauss initially set 19 of these pieces for small orchestra. Over time, though, Strauss continued to add movements, first five more, then finally three more. These form the Divertimento after Couperin, and it's our...
May 24, 2019 on Classical Music

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Tyler Kline
Tyler Kline

Tyler Kline is a composer whose music has been performed across the United States, and internationally in Canada, Brazil and Romania. His compositional interests encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums, from acoustic chamber and large ensemble works to electronic and electroacoustic music. A native of Kentucky, he earned his Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of South Florida. Learn more at www.tylerklinemusic.com.

Musical Notes from Evening Masterwork

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1 in B-Flat, Op. 99
Little is known about Franz Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat, except for the fact that in his life time, the first trio was overshadowed by its companion, the Piano Trio No. 2...
Antonin Dvorak
Antonin Dvorak wrote his Serenade for Strings when he was in his early years of marriage, he had a brand-new baby boy at home and for once, he knew for certain that he would be abl...

This Week on Evening Masterwork

Richard Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration
Richard Strauss’s tone poem Death and Transfiguration is a departure from his previous tone poems in a variety of ways. In this one, Strauss creates a concise narrative: the music...
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
Felix Mendelssohn famously regarded his five mature symphonies with unease: after the premiere of his “Reformation” Symphony, he laid it aside and never touched it again in his lif...
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 2
The concerto as a genre seemed to speak to composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco much more than the symphony: he once said, “I found that the form of the Concerto did better correspon...