Mar16

NEW! PURCELL CHANNEL

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Calm Radio Henry Purcell early music and baroque music channelFor all early music and baroque lovers, we introduce the new Henry Purcell channel. Truly one of England's most important composers.

Henry Purcell – 21 November 1695, was an English composer. He incorporated Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions and his legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English (if not European) composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar. Purcell died in 1695 at his home in Dean's Yard, Westminster, at the height of his career. He is believed to have been 35 or 36 years old at the time. The cause of his death is unclear: one theory is that he caught a chill after returning home late from the theatre, drunk, to find that his wife had locked him out. Another is that he succumbed to bad chocolate.

Dec25

Our Latest! Country Now!

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CountrynowNEWWelcome to the Calm Radio Country Now channel. Now Live! All today's latest modern country music artists.

Nov25

Country Classics Launched

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CountryclassicsThe channel many have been asking for is here. Country Classics. Great classical country artists like Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Kittie Wells … all the early great entertainers typically from the Opry. Enjoy!

Oct05

NEW! Vienna Philharmonic

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ViennaphilharmonicNEWFor symphonic lovers, welcome to the new Vienna Philharmonic channel. All selections are performed by the Wiener Philharmonik.

The Vienna Philharmonic founded in 1842, is an orchestra, regularly considered one of the finest in the world.

The Vienna Philharmonic is based in the Musikverein in Vienna. The members of the orchestra are chosen from the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera. This process is a long one, with each musician having to prove his or her capability for a minimum of three years' playing for the opera and ballet. Once this is achieved the musician can then ask the board of the Vienna Philharmonic to consider an application for a position in the orchestra.

Aug30

New Puccini Channel for Opera Lovers

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PucciniNEW

Calm Radio's latest operatic classical music category addition! The Giacomo Puccini channel. All operas added. Enjoy.

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 – 29 November 1924), generally known as Giacomo Puccini, was an Italian composer whose operas are among the most frequently performed in the standard repertoire. Puccini has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi". While his early work was rooted in traditional late-19th-century romantic Italian opera, he successfully developed his work in the 'realistic' verismo style, of which he became one of the leading exponents. Today, Puccini is by far the most-performed composer among his Italian contemporaries, and the same was true during his lifetime.

Aug01

New Shostakovich Channel

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ShostakovichNEWA wonderful new addition to the Composer's category is the Shostakovich channel.

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich; 25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Soviet Russian composer and pianist and a prominent figure of 20th century music.

After a period influenced by Sergei Prokofiev and Igor Stravinsky, Shostakovich developed a hybrid style, as exemplified by Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (1934). This single work juxtaposed a wide variety of trends, including the neo-classical style (showing the influence of Stravinsky) and post-Romanticism (after Gustav Mahler). Sharp contrasts and elements of the grotesque characterize much of his music.

Shostakovich's orchestral works include 15 symphonies and six concerti. His chamber output includes 15 string quartets, a piano quintet, two piano trios, and two pieces for string octet. His piano works include two solo sonatas, an early set of preludes, and a later set of 24 preludes and fugues. Other works include three operas, several song cycles, ballets, and a substantial quantity of film music.

Jul18

Even More Jazz!

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JazzguitarNEWJazz guitar affictionados will love these artists feature in the Jazz Guitar channel. Herb Ellis, Baden Powell, Charlie Byrd, Joe Pass, Kenny Burrell...lots more! Enjoy!!!

Jul06

You'll Love the NEW Lute Channel

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LuteNEWOur newest member-requested channel is the new Lute channel. Enjoy!

Lute can refer generally to any string instrument having the strings running in a plane parallel to the sound table (in the Hornbostel–Sachs system), more specifically to any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back, or more specifically to an instrument from the family of European lutes.

The European lute and the modern Near-Eastern oud both descend from a common ancestor via diverging evolutionary paths. The lute is used in a great variety of instrumental music from the Medieval to the late Baroque eras and was the most important instrument for secular music in the Renaissance. It is also an accompanying instrument, especially in vocal works, often realizing a basso continuo or playing a written-out accompaniment. The player of a lute is called a lutenist, lutanist, "lewtist" or lutist, and a maker of lutes (or any string instrument) is referred to as a luthier.

Jun23

JUST ADDED! Mendelssohn Channel!

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Calm Radio is very please to announced a channel dedicated to this very important and wonderful composer, Felix Mendelssogn. Please enjoy!

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; 3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born, and generally known in English-speaking countries, as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

A grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a prominent Jewish family, although initially he was raised without religion and was later baptised as a Reformed Christian. Mendelssohn was recognised early as a musical prodigy, but his parents were cautious and did not seek to capitalise on his talent.

Early success in Germany, where he also revived interest in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, was followed by travel throughout Europe. Mendelssohn was particularly well received in Britain as a composer, conductor and soloist and where many of his major works were premiered. His essentially conservative musical tastes, however, set him apart from many of his more adventurous musical contemporaries such as Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner and Hector Berlioz. His best-known works include his Overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the overture The Hebrides, his mature Violin Concerto, and his String Octet. After a long period of relative denigration due to changing musical tastes and anti-Semitism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, his creative originality has now been recognised and he is now among the most popular composers of the Romantic era.

May20

Erik Satie Channel Just Added

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SatieNEWWe are proud to announce Calm Radio's 120th channel, the Erik Satie Channel. Enjoy!

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 1866, Honfleur – 1 July 1925, Paris) was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. His work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd.

An eccentric, Satie was introduced as a "gymnopedist" in 1887, shortly before writing his most famous compositions, the Gymnopédies. Later, he also referred to himself as a "phonometrician" (meaning "someone who measures sounds") preferring this designation to that of a "musician", after having been called "a clumsy but subtle technician" in a book on contemporary French composers published in 1911. In addition to his body of music, Satie also left a remarkable set of writings, having contributed work for a range of publications, from the dadaist 391 to the American culture chronicle Vanity Fair. Although in later life he prided himself on always publishing his work under his own name, in the late nineteenth century he appears to have used pseudonyms such as Virginie Lebeau and François de Paule in some of his published writings.

Apr20

Our 118th Channel!

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Francis Poulens Channel on Calm RadioOur latest channel in the Composer category is Poulenc! This marks our 118th member channel. More to come. Enjoy!

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (7 January 1899 – 30 January 1963) was a French composer and a member of the French group Les Six. He composed solo piano music, chamber music, oratorio, choral music, opera, ballet music, and orchestral music.

Apr17

NEW! DEBUSSY CHANNEL

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Calm Radio Claude Debussy ChannelONLINE NOW!! Our latest Calm Radio channel is dedicated to Claude Debussy. What an extraordinary composer! We have compiled a complete library of all Debussy works. Enjoy!

Achille-Claude Debussy, 22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918, was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music. In France, he was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903. A crucial figure in the transition to the modern era in Western music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His music is noted for its sensory component and frequent eschewing of tonality. Debussy's work usually reflected the activities or turbulence in his own life. In French literary circles, the style of this period was known as symbolism, a movement that directly inspired Debussy both as a composer and as an active cultural participant.

Feb24

New Mahler Channel!

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Calm Radio's new Mahler symphony channelOur new Calm Radio Mahler is live! Gustav Mahler's symphonies are wonderful!

Gustav Mahler 7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation. he was born in the village of Kalischt, Bohemia, in what was then the Austrian Empire, now Kališt? in the Czech Republic. His family later removed to nearby Iglau (now Jihlava), where Mahler grew up.

As a composer, Mahler acted as a bridge between the 19th-century Austro-German tradition and the modernism of the early 20th century. While in his lifetime his status as a conductor was established beyond question, his own music gained wide popularity only after periods of relative neglect which included a ban on its performance in much of Europe during the Nazi era. After 1945 the music was discovered and championed by a new generation of listeners; Mahler then became one of the most frequently performed and recorded of all composers, a position he has sustained into the 21st century.

Born in humble circumstances, Mahler displayed his musical gifts at an early age. After graduating from the Vienna Conservatory in 1878, he held a succession of conducting posts of rising importance in the opera houses of Europe, culminating in his appointment in 1897 as director of the Vienna Court Opera (Hofoper). During his ten years in Vienna, Mahler—who had converted to Catholicism from Judaism to secure the post—experienced regular opposition and hostility from the anti-Semitic press. Nevertheless, his innovative productions and insistence on the highest performance standards ensured his reputation as one of the greatest of opera conductors, particularly as an interpreter of the stage works of Wagner and Mozart. Late in his life he was briefly director of New York's Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic.

Feb13

Calm Radio's new Wagner channel is Here!

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The new Richard Wagner channel on Calmradio.comOpera lovers! Calm Radio's newest Wagner channel is for you! Enjoy!

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist and conductor primarily known for his operas. His compositions, particularly those of his later period, are notable for their complex textures, rich harmonies and orchestration, and the elaborate use of leitmotifs—musical phrases associated with individual characters, places, ideas or plot elements. His advances in musical language, such as extreme chromaticism and quickly shifting tonal centres, greatly influenced the development of classical music; his Tristan und Isolde is sometimes described as marking the start of modern music.

Nov24

NEW! Viola da Gamba channel

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VioladagambaNEWOur 101st Calm Radio channel was added today. Under the Classical category look for the new Viola da Gamba channel. Enjoy!

Viola da Gambas have a long history. They were perhaps most popular in the 15th to 18th centuries, from about the time of Henry VIII of England, who played them, to that of Louis XIV of France (the Sun King). Shakespeare mentions them in several plays, including Twelfth Night. The sound of the viol is sweet and shimmering, quieter than that of violins, violas, or cellos.
Composers for the viol include J.S. Bach , Marin Marais, Henry Purcell, François Couperin, William Byrd, and Orlando Gibbons.

Nov01

Brand New! Android Phone and Tablet App

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Calm Radio's New Version 6 Android app for Mobile and TabletFor those listeners using Android phones and tablets, look for Calm Radio's newly designed Version 6 Android app with all the very latest channels, Multimixing capability, separate volume controls for each channel, Add to Favorites feature, Twitter and Facebook functions...you will love this app as much as we do :) Enjoy!

Nov01

NEW! CORELLI CHANNEL ADDED!

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Calm radio Corelli Baroque ChannelDear Calm Radio Listeners. We just added the new Corelli baroque channel today! Enjoy!

Arcangelo Corelli (17 February 1653 – 8 January 1713) was an Italian violinist and composer of Baroque music. The style of execution introduced by Corelli was of vital importance for the development of violin playing. His compositions are distinguished by a beautiful flow of melody and by a mannerly treatment of the accompanying parts, which he is justly said to have liberated from the strict rules of counterpoint.

Oct21

New Ipad Update 5.1

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Look for the latest iPad update. All the newest Calm Radio channels have been added. Also, a brand iPad app version 6 will be available by November 15th.

Sep29

New Bachata Latin Dance Music Channel Added

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Calm Radio's New Bachata Latin Music Dance ChannelA wonderful new Calm Radio Latin channel added today called Bachata.

The original Bachata dance style comes from the Dominican Republic where the music also was born. The Bachata Basic Steps moving within a small square (side, side, forward and side, side, back). The hand placement will vary with the dancers position which can be very close to semi-close to open. This style is danced with soft hip movements and a tap with a small "pop" with the hip on the 4th beat (1, 2, 3, Tab/Hip).

Sep17

NEW! SCHUMANN CHANNEL ADDED

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Calm Radio's new Robert Schumann ChannelJust added. Calm Radio's new Robert Schumann Channel.

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law to return to music, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

Aug27

JAZZ LOVERS! New Jazz Vocals Channels Added

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Calm radio Jazz Vocalists ChannelToday we added a huge compilation of male and female jazz vocal stylists to our latest Calm Radio channel appropriately named "Jazz Vocals". Jazz lovers..please enjoy!

Jul23

NEW! SALSA CHANNEL

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Calm Radio's Salsa ChannelCalm Radio's ever expanding channels number over 90! Welcome to the new Salsa channel in the World category. Also, look for other latin channels to come...like Merengue, Tango and Bachata. Enjoy!

Jul15

NEW STRAVINSKY CHANNEL!

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Calm Radio Stravinsky channelTry Calm Radio's latest channel, the Stravinsky channel. Arguably, one of the 20th centuries greatest composers, you will be able to follow all of Igor's works here.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (17 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American, composer, pianist, and conductor. He is acknowledged by some as one of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music. He was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the century. He became a naturalized US citizen in 1945. In addition to the recognition he received for his compositions, he achieved fame as a pianist and a conductor, often at the premieres of his works.

Jul13

iPhone / iPad / iPod APPS REALEASED!

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iPhone iPad iPod Touch music streaming appsWe are happy to announce the newest Version 5 iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch apps. Our new Calm Radio apps feature Multimixing capability as well a new Favorites menu. Look for it in the App Store app on your device. For existing users the apps will show up in the "Update" menu or your device. Enjoy!

Jun26

NEW! Blackberry Apps With MultiMix NOW RELEASED

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June 26-12 - Calm Radio's new Blackberry Version 7 with MultiMix Player has just been released. The Multimix function is for members and it allows you to add an Atmosphere channel along with your music. Please delete your existing app and proceed to the Blackberry World app to download your free copy. Also, look for the new iPhone / iPad / Touch apps with MultiMix, as well as Android apps with MultiMix. Expected release date July 5th, 2012.

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Jun10

Be Bop Lovers!

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Calm Radio Be Bop ChannelOur new Be Bop cahnnels has just been added. A huge collectin of artists from Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Hank Mobley, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane...and many many more. Please enjoy!

Jun01

NEW Franz Liszt Channel

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Calm Radio Franz Liszt ChannelIt is with great pleasure that we add the new Franz Liszt channel. Enjoy!

Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. In the 1840s he was considered by some to be perhaps the greatest pianist of all time. As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the "Neudeutsche Schule" ("New German School"). Some of his most notable contributions were the invention of the symphonic poem, developing the concept of thematic transformation as part of his experiments in musical form and making radical departures in harmony.

May25

New Strauss II Channel Today!

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New Calm Radio Johann Strauss ChannelWe are very pleased to announce the addition of the new Johann Strauss II Channel. Enjoy!
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and other types of dance music, as well as several operettas and a ballet. He was known as "The Waltz King", and was largely then responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.

May07

Tchaikovsky Channel Added!

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Calm Radio Tchaikovsky channelJust added! The new Tchaikovsky channel. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, operas, ballets, and chamber music. Some of these rate amongst the most popular concert and theatrical music in the classical repertoire. Tchaikovsky was educated for a career as a civil servant. Against the wishes of his family, he pursued a musical career and entered the Saint Petersburg Conservatory from which he graduated in 1865.

Apr13

Android Update

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Android ICS 4.0 compatibleWe just uploaded a new version for Android. It is now compatible with the new Ice Cream Sandwich OS 4.0 and higher.

Mar18

New Schubert Channel Added!

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Franz Schubert ChannelNew Franz Schubert channel added today. Enjoy!

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Although he died at an early age, Schubert was a prolific composer, having written some 600 Lieder, nine symphonies (including the famous "Unfinished Symphony"), liturgical music, operas, some incidental music, and a large body of chamber and solo piano music. Appreciation of Schubert's music during his lifetime was limited. Today, Schubert is seen as one of the leading exponents of the early Romantic era in music and he remains one of the most frequently performed composers.

Mar08

New Apple App Updates

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Calm Radio is proud to release our latest free update for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. All the most recent channels have been added. Please check the App Store app on your device under "Updates".

Mar03

New Android App Version

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androidphoneWe just released a new version of Calm Radio's latest Android app. All our latest channels have been added plus a lot of bug fixes. After extensive testing the app is very robust. Visit the Android market for details.

Feb27

New Vivaldi Channel Added!

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New Vivaldi channelA beautiful new Vivaldi channel was created today. Comprised of all of Vivaldi's instrumental works. Much of the content on this channel is played on period instruments of that Baroque era.

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741), nicknamed il Prete Rosso ("The Red Priest") because of his red hair, was an Italian Baroque composer, priest, and virtuoso violinist, born in Venice. Vivaldi is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers. Vivaldi is known mainly for composing instrumental concertos, especially for the violin, as well as sacred choral works and over 40 operas. His best known work is a series of violin concertos known as The Four Seasons.

Feb04

New! Lounge Channel

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Calm radio's Lounge ChannelAfter great anticipation and many human hours, we have launched the new Lounge channel. The perfect blend of chill and ambient. Enjoy!

Jan26

34 New Albums Added to Baroque

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Calm radio Baroque ChannelA wonderful new selection of 34 albums were added to the Baroque channel today. Look for the new selections from Telemann, Domenico Scarlatti and Alessandro Scarlatti. Enjoy!

Jan22

New Chopin Channel Added!

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Chopin channelFrédérik Chopin, what a wonderful romantic composer! Our new Chopin channel has all of his works (with the exception of vocal material). Frédérik Chopin, 22 February or 1 March 1810[2] – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist. He is considered one of the great masters of Romantic music and has been called "the poet of the piano"

Jan14

21 Albums Added to Chorale

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ClassicalchoraleJust added: Twenty-one (21) new albums from J.S. Bach. Cantatas and Sacred Choral works. Did you know: J.S. Bach was not widely recognised as a great composer until a revival of interest and performances of his music in the first half of the 19th century. However, he is now generally regarded as one of the main composers of the Baroque style, and as one of the greatest composers of all time

Jan01

New! Bollywood Channel

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Calm Radio Bollywood Channel

Ring in the New Year 2012 with Calm Radio's new Bollywood channel. This world music has such an infectious beat, well produced and exquisite singing. Enjoy!

Dec29

New! Haydn Channel

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Joseph Haydn Channel

Brand new Haydn has just been launched. Like the Beethoven and Mozart channels, no stone was left unturned.

Franz Joseph Haydn, 31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet" because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.

A lifelong resident of Austria, Haydn spent much of his career as a court musician for the wealthy Esterházy family on their remote estate. Isolated from other composers and trends in music until the later part of his long life, he was, as he put it, "forced to become original". At the time of his death, he was one of the most celebrated composers in Europe.

Joseph Haydn was the brother of Michael Haydn, himself a highly regarded composer, and Johann Evangelist Haydn, a tenor. He was also a close friend of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Dec27

Mozart Channel Added

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Wolfgang Amadeus Channel

Check out Calm Radio's new Mozart Channel. We were diligent in collecting as much of this prolific composer's works as possible. This channel is very comprehensive.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.

Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood in Salzburg. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, he was engaged as a court musician in Salzburg, but grew restless and travelled in search of a better position, always composing abundantly. While visiting Vienna in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg position. He chose to stay in the capital, where he achieved fame but little financial security. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of Mozart's death. The circumstances of his early death have been much mythologized. He was survived by his wife Constanze and two sons.

Mozart learned voraciously from others, and developed a brilliance and maturity of style that encompassed the light and graceful along with the dark and passionate. His influence on subsequent Western art music is profound. Beethoven wrote his own early compositions in the shadow of Mozart, and Joseph Haydn wrote that "posterity will not see such a talent again in 100 years

Dec17

Blues Channel - 24 Albums by Buddy Guy!

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Blues Channel

24 albums by all-time blues great Buddy Guy added to the Blues Channel today. Whoa, what classics! And what a guitar player and blues singer.!Enjoy!

Dec14

Folk Channel - Neil Young

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Folk Channel

Just added! 17 albums by Neil Young to the Folk Channel. Enjoy!
Dec14

Two New Channels

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As per listener requests, we have added two new channels: Wind Chimes and Singing Bowls. Like all Atmosphere channels, you can add Windchimes along with your music selection. Singing Bowls are beautiful and useful tools for meditation. Add some Atmospheres to Singing Bowls and let your imagination get creative.

Dec10

31 New Albums Added in SPA

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New albums in the Spa channelJust added 31 new albums to the Spa channel. Look for great music from these artists. 2 albums from cellist David Darling, Benjy Wertheimer and Michael Mandrell, 4 albums from Bindu, Bjorn Melander, Blue Monk, beautiful music from guitarist Bruce Becvar, 4 albums of harp music from Celestial Winds, Chitta, Chris Conway, 4 albums from Chris Glassfield, Chris Spheeris and Robert Cory, 3 albums from harpist Christina Tourin, 3 albums from Colors Of The Land.

Enjoy, Eric Harry

Dec05

85 New Albums in Movieola!

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85 new albums just added. Many great scores by Jerry Goldsmith, Howard Shore, Elmer Bernstein, John Barry, Marc Shaiman, Maurice Jarre, Michael Kamen, Michel Legrand, Rachel Portman and many more. Enjoy! Eric Harry

Nov21

New in Positivity

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Two new albums by Beautiful World, two new albums by Bindu, 1 album by Candace Knight from Blackmore's Night, a beautiful album from Mike Howe, and a wonderful new flute album from Paul Smithuis. Enjoy! Eric Harry

Nov16

iPhone & iPad Updates Today

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Nov 16th, 2011. Calm Radio's latest iPhone app and iPad updates are now available in the App Store. The apps have been optimized for OS5.

Nov16

Coming in 2012

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It's been a great year. In spite of a recession and economic downturn, Calm radio's listenership continues to grow. My guess is members are finding Calm Radio to be a safe haven to relax, unwind, meditate and sleep to. :)

We have a great many surprises in store for the next coming months. Many new music channels (at least eight) and more Atmosphere channels (another eight).

Also, as I write, we are developing a completely new "Channels" page that will prove to be even more intuitive. Look for it by December 15th, 2010.

Once again, we are very grateful to all our supporters and we welcome all your comments and suggestions!

Eric Harry

Nov08

New Solo Guitar Additions

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New albums added in the Solo Guitar Channel. Ten great albums by guitar wizard Tommy Emmanuel and eight albums by Will Ackerman. Enjoy!

Oct18

And yet more Classical Piano

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Attention Classical Piano channel lovers!

Added a ton of new albums to the Classical Piano channel.

Eight albums of Mitsuko Uchida Plays Franz Schubert, and thirteen albums of Jorg Demus "Robert Schumann Complete Piano Works"

Enjoy! Eric Harry

Oct11

New Classical Guitar Channel Albums

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Hey everyone, just added eight new albums from Anders Miolin, a wonderful classical guitarist. He also plays a 13-string guitar. Highly recommended! Eric Harry

Sep11

New India Channel

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Hey everyone, just added a new channel called "India". Authentic music!

Recommended

Eric Harry

Aug27

NEW! OM and Cello Channels

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Hey everyone,

please check out the two latest channels added this week..."Om" and "Cello". The new "Violin" channel should be available in the next 2 weeks. Best wishes, Eric Harry

Feb06

NEW! Rockin' Country

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CountryrockNEWNew! Country Rock Channel! Enjoy!

Country rock is a subgenre of country music, formed from the fusion of rock with country. The term is generally used to refer to the wave of rock musicians who began to record country-flavored records in the late 1960s and early 1970s, beginning with Bob Dylan and The Byrds; reaching its greatest popularity in the 1970s with artists like Emmylou Harris and the Eagles

Dec25

Country Folk Now Live!

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CountryfolkNEWJust launched...the Country Folk channel!

Country folk is a hybrid sub-genre of country and folk music closely associated with the singer-songwriter and folk rock sub-genres. It is generally characterized as a component of the progressive country style and has its roots in the recordings of folk artist Bob Dylan. Country folk has been described as a mellower and gentler form of country music with more emphasis on song writing than vocals. Many of the artists described as country folk are respected more in mainstream country circles for their song writing abilities. The lyrics of the songs tend to be more thoughtful and emotionally complex than mainstream country.

Oct10

NEW ZEN CHANNEL LAUNCHED

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Calm Radio's New Zen ChannelSit back and relax to Calm Radio's new Relaxation category adiiton...the Zen channel. Comtemplative, meditative...the components to enlightenment.

Sep14

Calm Radio's New Country Category

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BluegrassNEWWe are happy to announce our newest music category: Country! We have six new channels in developent and as of todat we have launched our new Bluegrass channel. Enjoy!

Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and a sub-genre of country music. Bluegrass was inspired by the music of Appalachia. It has mixed roots in Scottish, Welsh, Irish and English traditional music, and also later influenced by the music of African-Americans through incorporation of jazz elements. Bluegrass music has attracted a diverse following worldwide. Bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe characterized the genre as: "Scottish bagpipes and ole-time fiddlin'. It's Methodist and Holiness and Baptist. It's blues and jazz, and it has a high lonesome sound.

Aug03

NEW! Cherubini Classical

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CherubiniNEWThe latest addition to the Classical Composers category is our new Cherubini channel. Please enjoy!

Luigi Cherubini (8 or 14 September 1760 – 15 March 1842) was an Italian composer who spent most of his working life in France. His most significant compositions are operas and sacred music. Beethoven regarded Cherubini as the greatest of his contemporaries. Feeling constrained by Italian traditions and eager to experiment, he made an excursion to Paris with his friend Giovanni Battista Viotti, who presented him to Marie Antoinette and Parisian society. Cherubini received an important commission to write Démophon to a French libretto by Jean-François Marmontel that would be his first tragédie en musique. Cherubini spent the rest of his life in France where he was initiated into Grand Orient de France "Saint-Jean de Palestine" Masonic Lodge in 1784

Aug01

Baroque Baryton Channel. NEW!

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BarytonNEWCalm Radio's new Baryton channel is live!

The baryton is a bowed string instrument which shares some characteristics with instruments of the viol family, distinguished by an extra set of plucked strings. It was in regular use in Europe up until the end of the 18th century.
The baryton differs from the bass viol in having an additional set of wire strings. These perform two functions: they vibrate sympathetically with the bowed strings, enriching the tone, and they can also be plucked by the left thumb of the performer, creating a contrasting tonal quality. As can be seen in the illustration, the bowed strings are placed on the right, where they can be easily fingered by the player's left hand. The plucked strings are on the left; they were reachable by the player's thumb from the rear, where the back of the instrument's neck was left open.
Of the repertoire for this instrument, the best known works are the 175 compositions written by Joseph Haydn for his patron, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy, who enjoyed playing this instrument. Of these, 126 are trios for viola, cello and baryton. They were written in the earlier part of Haydn's career, from 1762 to 1775.

Jul18

More Jazz!

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LatinjazzNEWToday we launched the latest channel in the Jazz category. Latin Jazz is sure to be a listener favorite!

Artists like Herbie Mann, Baden Powell, Cal Tjader and many more. Enjoy

Jul05

By Popular Demand - Harpsichord!

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HarpsichordNEWBy popular request, we have just added a beautiful new Harpsichord / Cembalo channel. Enjoy!

The harpsichord was most probably invented in the late Middle Ages. By the 16th century, harpsichord makers in Italy were making lightweight instruments with low string tension. A different approach was taken in Flanders starting in the late 16th century, notably by the Ruckers family. Their harpsichords used a heavier construction and produced a more powerful and distinctive tone. They included the first harpsichords with two keyboards, used for transposition.

The Flemish instruments served as the model for 18th century harpsichord construction in other nations. In France, the double keyboards were adapted to control different choirs of strings, making a more musically flexible instrument. Instruments from the peak of the French tradition, by makers such as the Blanchet family and Pascal Taskin, are among the most widely admired of all harpsichords, and are frequently used as models for the construction of modern instruments. In England, the Kirkman and Shudi firms produced sophisticated harpsichords of great power and sonority. German builders extended the sound repertoire of the instrument by adding sixteen foot and two foot choirs; these instruments have recently served as models for modern builders.

Jun23

Dvorak Channel. NEW!!

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DvorakNEW

Calm Radio is very proud to announce our very latest addition to the Composers' category, please help us welcome the new Dvorak channel!

Antonín Leopold Dvo?ák; September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. Following the nationalist example of Bed?ich Smetana, Dvo?ák frequently employed features of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. Dvo?ák's own style has been described as 'the fullest recreation of a national idiom with that of the symphonic tradition.

Born in Nelahozeves, Dvo?ák displayed his musical gifts at an early age. After graduating from an organ school in Prague, he began writing his first composition at the age of 20. In the 1860s, he played as a violist in the Bohemian Provisional Theater Orchestra. In 1873, he married Anna ?ermáková, and left the orchestra to pursue another career as a church organist.

Dvo?ák's music attracted the interest of Johannes Brahms, who assisted his career.

Apr20

The new Delius Channel.

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The newest Frederick Delius channel on Calm Radio.comAnd yet another addition to the Composers Category. The Delius channel. Enjoy!

Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934) was an English composer. He was sent to Florida in the United States in 1884 to manage an orange plantation, where he neglected his managerial duties; influenced by African-American music, he began composing. After a brief period of formal musical study in Germany beginning in 1886, he embarked on a full-time career as a composer in Paris and then in nearby Grez-sur-Loing, where he and his wife Jelka lived (except during the First World War) for the rest of their lives.

Delius's first successes came in Germany, where Hans Haym and other conductors promoted his music from the late 1890s. In Delius's native Britain, it was 1907 before his music made regular appearances in concert programmes, after Thomas Beecham took it up. Beecham conducted the full premiere of A Mass of Life in London in 1909 (he had premiered Part II in Germany in 1908); he staged the opera A Village Romeo and Juliet at Covent Garden in 1910; and he mounted a six-day Delius festival in London in 1929, as well as making gramophone recordings of many of Delius's works. The lyricism in Delius's early compositions reflected both the music he had heard in America and the influences of European composers such as Edvard Grieg and Richard Wagner. As his skills matured, he developed a style uniquely his own, characterised by his individual orchestration and his uses of chromatic harmony.

Apr17

NEW CHANNEL! RAVEL

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CalmRadio.com Maurice Ravel Music ChannelJust released! Calm Radio's latest channel is the Ravel channel. Enjoy!

Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects. Along with Claude Debussy, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music. Much of his piano music, chamber music, vocal music and orchestral music has entered the standard concert repertoire. Ravel's piano compositions, such as Jeux d'eau, Miroirs, Le tombeau de Couperin and Gaspard de la nuit, demand considerable virtuosity from the performer, and his orchestral music, including Daphnis et Chloé and his arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, use a variety of sound and instrumentation. Ravel is perhaps known best for his orchestral work Boléro (1928), which he considered trivial and once described as "a piece for orchestra without music".

Mar16

NEW! Balance channel

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Calm Radio's new Balance Yoga channel for internet radio streamingCalm Radio's new Balance channel is now live. Look for it in the Relaxation category. This new channel features a lot of great non-vocal music derived for yoga practice. Enjoy!

Feb24

Bravo Verdi!

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Calm Radio Guiseppe Verdi Opera ChannelCalm Radio is thrilled to introduce our latest opera channel. Verdi! Guiseppe Verdi is one of the most famous of opera composers with works like Rigoletto and Nabucco. Enjoy!

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian; 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna è mobile" from Rigoletto, "Va, pensiero" (The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco, "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (The Drinking Song) from La traviata and the "Grand March" from Aida.

Feb13

Yo Yo Ma Channel. NEW!

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Yo Yo Ma Cello channel on calmRadio.comA new premier channel has been added to Calm Radio's roster of classical channels. the Yo Yo Ma is a comprehensive collection of all his recordings. Enjoy!

Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris on October 7, 1955, to Chinese parents. His mother, Marina Lu, was a singer, and his father, Hiao-Tsiun Ma, was a violinist and professor of music at Nanjing National Central University. His family moved to New York when he was five years old. Ma began studying violin, and later viola, then the cello in 1960 at age four.

His first choice was the double bass due to its large size. He began performing before audiences at age five, and performed for Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy when he was seven. At age eight, he appeared on American television with his sister, Yeou-Cheng Ma, in a concert conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Ma studied at the Juilliard School at age nine with Leonard Rose and briefly attended Columbia University before ultimately enrolling at Harvard University later on. Prior to entering Harvard, Ma played in the Marlboro Festival Orchestra under the direction of nonagenarian cellist and conductor Pablo Casals.

Ma would ultimately spend four summers at the Marlboro Music Festival after meeting and falling in love with Mount Holyoke College sophomore and festival administrator Jill Hornor his first summer there in 1972.

Nov03

OUR 100TH CHANNEL!!!!

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Calm radio's 100 channel Bossa NovaOur new Calm Radio Bossa Nova channel marks our 100th channel today!

Thank you to all our member listeners who helped us achieve this milestone. Best wishes. Eric Harry, President, Calm Radio

Nov01

NEW! Frescobaldi Channel

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Calm Radio's Frescobaldi ChannelWelcome to the new Frescobaldi channel in the Composers category.Please enjoy!

Girolamo Frescobaldi (September, 1583 – March 1, 1643) was a musician from Ferrara, one of the most important composers of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods. His work influenced Johann Jakob Froberger, Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Purcell, and countless other major composers. Pieces from his celebrated collection of liturgical organ music, Fiori musicali (1635), were used as models of strict counterpoint as late as the 19th century.

Oct21

New iPhone / iPod Touch App Available

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Calm Radio has just released a new iPhone and iPod Touch app. It has been extensively redesigned. Look for new features like individual volume controls for your music and Atmosphere channels. This is a free update. Look for it in the Apple App Store app on your device. Enjoy!

Sep30

Tango Tango!

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Calm Radio's new Tango Music channelOne of the most endearing of Latin styles is the Tango! Welcome to the new Calm Radio Tango latin dance channel.

Tango dance originated in Rio de la Plata, and spread to the rest of the world soon after. Early tango was known as tango criollo. Today, there are different types of tango dance such as Argentine tango or Uruguayan.
In 2009 the tango was declared as part of the world's "intangible cultural heritage" by UNESCO.

Sep20

Latin Lovers! New Merengue Channel Added!

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Calm Radio's New Merengue Music Internet Radio ChannelWe are expanding our Latin channels! Check out the new Merengue Channel in the World category. Merengue is a type of music and dance originated in Dominican Republic, which has become popular all over Latin America - even in those countries which formerly had their own type of music traditions. Merengue is first mentioned in the Dominican Republic in 1854. In the Dominican Republic it was promoted by Rafael Trujillo, the dictator from the 1930 to 1961, who turned it into the country's national music and dance style.

Sep06

New HANDEL Channel

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Calm Radio's new Handel channel. Look for it in the Composers CategoryJust added! New Handel Channel!Look for it in the Composers Category.

George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Handel was born in a family indifferent to music. He received critical musical training in Halle, Hamburg and Italy before settling in London (1712) and becoming a naturalised British subject in 1727. By then he was strongly influenced by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition.

Aug02

NEW! Telemann Channel

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Calm Radio Telemann Classical Music ChannelJust added! The new Telemann channel.

Georg Philipp Telemann (14 March 1681 – 25 June 1767) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family's wishes. Telemann was one of the most prolific composers in history. Telemann's music incorporates several national styles: French, Italian, and Polish. He remained at the forefront of all new musical tendencies and his music is an important link between the late Baroque and early Classical styles.

Jul15

RACHMANINOFF CHANNEL ADDED

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Calm Radio Rachmaninoff channelYou asked, we delivered. The new Rachmaninoff channel is a wonderful comprehensive collection of this master composer's, symphonies, concertos, solo piano work and more.

Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff April 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music. The piano is featured prominently in Rachmaninoff's compositional output. He made a point of using his own skills as a performer to explore fully the expressive possibilities of the instrument.

Jul13

NEW! REIKI CHANNEL

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Calm Radio's new Reiki Channel.For relaxation lovers, look for our latest channel in the Relaxation category called the "Reiki" channel. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.

Jun29

Android Apps with MultiMix!

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Calm Radio Android app with MultiMix featureWe are extremely pleased to release the newest Android apps featuring MultiMix capability. Now you can add an Atmosphere channel along with your chosen music channel. Look for this app in the Android Market / Play Store as well as on Amazon.com (under apps). All Calm Radio mobile apps are distributed free of charge.

Jun17

Classical MIx REVISED!

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ClassicalmixThe Classical Mix channel has been completely re-playlisted. It now consists of only shorter selections from symphonies, concertos, orchestral works, piano works, string trios, quartets and more. As well, the Classical Mix channel is all-instrumental. Please enjoy

Jun01

NEW! Concertos Channel

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Calm Radio Concertos ChannelToday we created a new Concertos Channel. Many of your favorites composers best concerto masterworks. A great partner to the Symphony channel. Please enjoy!

May30

Symphony Channel Update

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Symphony channel updateCalm Radio's Symphony Channel was one of our first classical channels. Initially, it was a mixed bag of symphonic and orchestral material. Happily, we have now streamlined this channel to only include symphonies. Many of the concertos will migrate to our new upcoming Concertos Channel.

May09

New Blackberry Update

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We have added a "Favorites" feature to Calm Radio's Blackberry Apps. Now you can store any channel into your Favorites list. Look for this free upgrade in the Blackberry Appworld.

Apr18

New Big Band Jazz Channel

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Calm Radio Big Band Jazz ChannelJazz Lovers! Brand new Big Band channel with all your faves from Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Andrews Sisters. Enjoy!

Apr09

New MultiMix Feature!

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We are pleased to announce a new feature to our MultiMix player. Please click the "Settings" button on your MultiMix. (See diagram).

When you select "Automatically save all my last MultiMix settings", all your last selected channels, volume fader positions as well as any "Added" Atmosphere channels, will all be saved next time you open the MultiMix player on the "Home" menu (the mainpage of calmradio.com)Saves Settins Automatically

Mar16

Smooth Jazz Lovers!

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Calm Radio's New Smooth Jazz ChannelA brand new jazz channel was added today. Smooth Jazz. One of many more jazz channels to come very shortly. Enjoy the sounds of Kenny G, Keiko Matsui, George Benson, Chris Botti and many more.

Mar03

New Blackberry App Version

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blackberryCalm Radio's Blackberry app update is now available. All new channels have been updated on all devices as well as a couple of bug fixes. Enjoy.

Feb28

New! Cantatas Channel

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Cantatas ChannelClassical lovers!  A new Cantatas channel has been added today. To date, we have added Vivaldi cantatas and a very deep and comprehensive collection of Bach cantatas.

A cantata (literally "sung", derived from the Italian word "cantare") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir. Please enjoy!

Feb18

New! Spaced Channel

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Spaced ChannelRecently added the new Spaced Channel. A mix of drones and electronic pad to space out to. Enjoy!

Jan27

Great News! Port 80 Enabled!

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Great news for those listeners who work in banks, institutions, hospitals, universities, schools....We have just enabled port 80 for all our channels (in the LOW setting).

Port 80 is the standard web port used for surfing the net. Because we use hundreds of different ports (other than port 80), many listeners couldn't use Calm Radio in their workplace. Our developers have now modified our channels so that port 80 is now accessable.

Jan22

New Chamber Music Channel Added!

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Chamber music classical internet radio channleCreated by popular demand, a new beautiful Chamber Music channel. Comprised of smaller ensembles like trios, quartets, quintets, from composers like Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Brahms. Enjoy! Eric Harrry

Jan16

11 Albums Added to Chorale

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ClassicalchoraleJust added: Eleven (11) new albums of Mozart's Masses Complete. Wonderful and beautiful chorale music. Wolfgand Amadeus Mozart composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.

Jan10

New!! Bach Channel

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Calm Radio Bach Channel

Hot off the press. Our new Bach channel has all the major components of this major composer of the Baroque period. Our listeners have spoken and we listened. For this channel we left out any chorale works and cantatas. Many listeners would like to keep vocal works for the Chorale and Opera channels. We will be modifying our playlists for other channels like Beethoven...Mozart, in this format. Enjoy everyone!

Eric Harry. Calm Radio

Jan01

New! Brahms Channel

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Johannes Brahms Channel

Classical lovers! Happy New Year 2012. Welcome the new Brahms channel to our Calm Radio roster of great classical channels.

Johannes Brahms, 7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria, where he was a leader of the musical scene. In his lifetime, Brahms's popularity and influence were considerable, he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the Three Bs.

Brahms composed for piano, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus. A virtuoso pianist, he premiered many of his own works; he also worked with some of the leading performers of his time, including the pianist Clara Schumann and the violinist Joseph Joachim. Brahms, an uncompromising perfectionist, destroyed many of his works and left some of them unpublished.

Dec28

New! Beethoven Channel

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Ludwig Van Beethoven

A wonderfully comprehensive channel of Beethoven's music has been added today.

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.

Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven moved to Vienna in his early 20s, studying with Joseph Haydn and quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. His hearing began to deteriorate in his late twenties, yet he continued to compose, conduct, and perform, even after becoming completely deaf.

Dec21

iPad Update Out Today

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Good news. Today, Calm Radio's latest iPad update will be available in the App Store. It features all the newest and latest channels. It will retail for $7.99 and will be a free update for existing Calm Radio iPad app purchasers. Check your App Store app on your device for a notification.

Dec17

Solo Guitar Channel

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Solo Guitar Channel

New albums added todau by artists Chris Glassfield (2 albums) , Dag Holm, Marc Lezwyn (2 albums), and Tom Limbaugh.

Dec14

Upcoming Jazz Channels

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jazz

New in 2012! We are in development for at least 4 new jazz channels for 2012. Coming soon are Smooth Jazz, Be Bop, Vocalists, Big Band and Standards. Our listeners spoke and we listened.
Dec10

10 New Albums in Sleep

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Sleep channl

Just added! 10 new albums to the Sleep channel.Three albums from Alio Die, Justin Vanderberg, Beautiful World, Causeyoufair and four albums from Constance Demby. Enjoy!

Dec05

New iPhone / iPad App Coming

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We are currently working on a new app for the iPhone / iPad. The number of channels has increased dramatically recently and will continue to grow in 2012 to an anticipated 80 channels for members and 50+ free channels for non-members. This app will host all and any new channels. The anticipated launch in the App Store will be the week of December 20th, 2011, and the anticipated list price to be $7.99 and will be a free upgrade to existing users.


Also, look for a new app with our MultiMixing feature of adding an Atmosphere to your music mix. We anticipate this feature to be available in February 2012.

Nov21

New Albums in OM Channel

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Nine new albums by Michael Vetter added. He is a master of overtone singing with some albums recorded in cathedrals. Very interesting indeed and fantastic listening. As well albums from Amit Savkur and Priya, Ashit Desai, Baird Hersey, Hans De Back, Urmila Devi Goenka. Also, listen for Ustad Sabri Khan's Ragas. Enjoy! Eric Harry

Nov21

Classical Flute

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We just added some beautiful classical albums today: Six Flute Sonatas from composer Marcello Benedetto, three albums from flautist Pal Nemeth...compositions of Boismortier, Patrick Gallois plays Joaquin Rodriguez Concierto Pastoral for Flute, four albums of composer Johann Joachim Quantz, all flute sonatas, all flute quartets, trio sonatas and flute concertos. Beautiful Flute Serenades by composer Max Reger, an album by composer Antonin Rejcha....beautiful flute music...and lastly, an album by flautist Sylvester Stalder, playing compositions by Carl Stamitz, Johann Stamitz and Joseph Stalder. Enjoy!

Nov16

New Blackberry Updates Today

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Our Blackberry app has been upgraded today to include all our latest channels, bug fixes have been addressed and some new additional features. It should appear later today in the BB store

Also now available for OS7 and newer devices like the 9900.

This is a free upgrade for existing BB app owners. Visit your Blackberry App World application on your device.

Nov16

New in Positivity

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New in the Positivity channel!

Bill Wren and Frank Rail's latest album "Journey Around the Sun", 11 albums by guitarist Govi, an album by guitarist William Ellwood and also an album by pianist Kai Miano from Italy. Enjoy! Eric Harry

Nov05

New Additions Nov 5th

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Hey everyone,

a bunch of new music added to a few stations.

Starting with the SPA channel, we added eight albums by Devakant, Kanio Fuke and Aramesh.

In the Healing channel we added a new album by Lia Scallon and also Antakarana.

The Elite Channel has a David Lanz album as well as a new album by Bernward Koch called Silent Star.

In the Classical Piano channel, we've just added the Complete Piano Works of Felix Mendelssohn. Oh what beautiful melodies he created!

Oct14

Solo Piano Channel Additions

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Hi everyone,

just added 6 albums by pianist Robin Spielberg and one new album by pianist Catherine Marie Charlton. They are beautiful additions. Enjoy! Eric Harry

Oct02

New Piano Albums Added

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a new album by John Otott called "Flying Machines",
an album by MK Sol called "The Guild / days of Sorrow"
and an album by Sue Brescia called "Our Last First Time".

Enjoy!

Sep10

Two New Channels!

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Hey Calm Radio lovers...added two new channels this week:

The Africa channel and the Persia channel.

Eric Harry

Aug21

Three New Channels!

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Hi everyone.

We added three new channels this weekend. The South America Channel, Latin channel and the Flamenco channel.

Paco de Lucia is the most amazing flamenco guitarist. I cannot believe how nimble, graceful and fast he plays.

In the Latin channel, some notable artists like Cesaria Evora, Omara Portuondo and Ruben Gonzalez. This is authentic, passionate and very soulful music at it's best. I am very excited to hear some feedback!

Cheers, Eric Harry