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From the Archives - Surprise Symphonies

Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.
Brooke Knoll
Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.

This week on From the Archives, enjoy excellent symphonies perhaps you haven’t heard – one by the "Spanish Mozart” and an American work that has been called “the epitome of the 20th century symphony.”

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony in D
by Juan C. Arriaga
Sir Charles Mackerras with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Symphony No. 2 "Romantic"
by Howard Hanson
Charles Gerhardt with the National Philharmonic

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at