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Listen to classic light music programs on classicalmusic.network

CONCERT CAMEOS is our program devoted to composers of semi-classical music. Light music is a generic term applied to "light" orchestral music, which originated in the 18th and 19th centuries and continues until the present day. Its heyday occurred during the mid‑20th century. There are hundreds of composers who can be considered to have written "light music", although composers whose oeuvre focussed primarily on lighter works include Charles Ancliffe, Ronald Binge, Eric Coates, Frederic Curzon, Trevor Duncan, Robert Farnon, Adalgiso Ferraris, Ron Goodwin, Albert Ketèlbey, Billy Mayerl, Leroy Anderson, Angela Morley, Ernest Tomlinson, Sidney Torch, Edward White, Charles Williams, Alberto Semprini and Haydn Wood. Each of these composers worked during the "golden age" of light music from roughly 1920-1960. Listen for CONCERT CAMEOS our program of light music with composer biographies hosted by R. Alan Campbell on classicalmusic.network at 11 PM GMT/UTC SUNDAY. Check GMT conversion widget for scheduled broadcast in your time zone. WIKIPEDIA

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