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Orchestral music on the radio

Orchestral music, also known as classical music, is a genre that features large ensembles of instruments, typically including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. This genre has its roots in the European classical tradition, with composers like Mozart, Beethoven, and Bach being some of the most well-known names.

While orchestral music has been around for centuries, it has continued to evolve and change over time, with new composers and styles emerging. Some of the most popular orchestral composers today include John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Howard Shore, who have composed music for some of the biggest films of the past few decades.

In addition to film music, orchestral music is also commonly performed in concert halls and theaters around the world. Some of the most popular orchestras include the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Radio stations that focus on orchestral music are generally classified as classical music stations, and there are many such stations around the world. Some popular examples include Classic FM in the UK, WQXR in New York City, and CBC Music in Canada. These stations typically play a mix of orchestral and other classical music, along with commentary and interviews with musicians and composers.