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  • Give the Gift of Music

    We need your help to bring the joy and inspiration of classical music to more people. Classical WSMR is raising funds to enable us to expand our broadcast signal beyond Sarasota and Tampa.

  • Holiday Programming

    Don't miss the great Holiday specials coming to you from WUSF 89.7 and Classical WSMR 89.1 & 103.9.

  • Law Allows Challenge To Curriculum

    A new law allows any Florida resident to question what's being taught in the state's public schools

  • Evening Masterwork

    Each weeknight at 7:00 PM, join Tyler Kline for some of the best music ever written. Listen for full length performances and large scale works, music that’s good enough to earn the title “... more...

  • All Night Jazz: Tyner McCoy

    Dominic Walker will feature music from pianist McCoy Tyner on his 89th birthday plus more songs featuring our focus artist of the week, the late bassist, Bob Cranshaw. The adventure begins tonight... more...



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Florida Matters

Florida Matters: Food As Muse
Sometimes when something is as universal, necessary and mundane as eating, it's hard to make "food" sound special. But not for the people on this Florida Matters. WUSF has been talking to people who communicate their passion... more...

Classical WSMR

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Program: Evening Masterwork
When Modest Mussorgsky completed his Pictures at an Exhibition in 1874, it wasn’t the version for orchestra we hear most often. It was actually an incredibly difficult suite for solo piano. The work is a memorial to the composer’s friend, the Russian artist Viktor Hartmann, and each movement of the suite is a musical depiction of Hartmann’s paintings. There’s a prominent theme throughout the work...more...

University Beat

A young gopher tortoise is a little camera-shy on the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. (courtesy Edie J. Banner)
A researcher and students at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee don’t have to go far to observe gopher tortoises in the wild – they walk out the front door and visit the animals right on campus! The group is mapping tortoise burrows, identifying the plants they eat and trying to... more...

All Night Jazz

bassist Bob Cranshaw
Program: All Night Jazz
This week on All Night Jazz, we’ll focus on the late, yet ubiquitous, bassist Bob Cranshaw. Though he never recorded as a leader, Cranshaw was tenor saxophone master Sonny Rollins’ bassist for nearly 50 years and was ostensibly the house bassist for the Blue Note Record label during the 1960s. Tonight on  the “Other Nine to Five,” Dominic Walker will feature music from pianist McCoy Tyner on his...more...

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