WGUC/ WVXU

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WGUC, Cincinnati's Classical Public Radio, was founded in 1960 by a group of citizens who saw the need for a radio station devoted to cultural and public affairs programming in the region. Today, the station remains committed to this heritage and broadcasts the finest in classical music, news and information programming. AKA Cincinnati Public Radio.

Series

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88 Pieces

Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.

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4 Pieces

Hallelujah Handel explores the life and work of George Frideric Handel. The four-part series is hosted by Cincinnati Opera's Evans Mirageas and highlights the evolution of Handel's musical development.

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1 Piece

Series of 4 programs produced to honor King Record's impact on music and the city of Cincinnati.

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20 Pieces

A daily glimpse into the natural world.


Latest Pieces

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Music by composers from Norway, Denmark and Sweden, plus Finland and Iceland too!

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KUHF, WQXR, and KVLU


  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Grieg wrote incidental music for Ibsen's play Peer Gynt. Here's the story.

Bought by KMXT, WGBH Radio Boston, KUHF, WQXR, and KVLU


  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn's older sister, was a talented pianist and composer too. A look at Fanny and other women composers.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Felix Mendelssohn was a child prodigy. Hear about other composers who started just as early -- or even earlier.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A look at music inspired by the work of William Shakespeare.

Bought by WMNR, KUHF, WGBH Radio Boston, WQXR, KUHF and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Mendelssohn's music illustrates many of the characters and situations in Shakespeare's, A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WQXR, KUHF, and KVLU


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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The Messiah phenomenon and the reasons it has become Handel's most celebrated work and an iconic piece of classical music.

Bought by 'The Sea', WJFF, Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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During his time in London, Handel served two successive English monarchs, George I and George II. His operas and oratorios also caught the ear of o...

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 6