School of music
Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 BWV 1052
The Record Shelf with Jim Svejda
Jim Svejda
Everything you wanted to know about classical music but were afraid to ask is answered on The Record Shelf. Host Jim Svejda, one of the most respected critical voices in classical music, has guided the program since 1983 when he launched it, and the program continues to bring listeners imaginative, thematic classical programming. Svejda reviews old and new recordings and presents artist retrospectives and insightful interviews. His thumbnail sketches of individual composers are one of a kind, and his expert and highly opinionated style has made The Record Shelf a favorite among loyal listeners throughout the United States.

89.1 FM & 89.5 (southern Utah County)
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Host Bio
Svejda has been delighting KUSC/Los Angeles listeners since 1978 with his witty, meticulously crafted essays on diverse composers, conductors, and artists and any other subjects that attract his musical fancy. Beside The Record Shelf, Svejda can be heard throughout the L.A. area on Music Till Midnight with Jim Svejda and is a noted film critic whose reviews are broadcast on the CBS Radio Network.