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From The Archives - Castaway Classics

This week begins a new series called Castaway Classics, where host Frank Byrne shares special recordings he'd want to take if marooned on a desert island. In this first episode, we’ll hear distinctive performances of music by Bach and Mussorgsky. Don’t forget the sunscreen!

Compositions and Recordings

Procession of the Nobles
by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Erich Kunzel and The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Suite No. 3 in D major
by Johann Sebastian Bach
William Malloch and The Boston Early Music Soloists

Pictures at an Exhibition
by Modest Mussorgsky/Maurice Ravel
Seiji Ozawa and The Chicago Symphony

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at