Absence of Classical music radio stations in
"Where ignorance is bliss
Why educate the masses
When people follow like sheep
Why awaken them from their sleep"
The only broadcaster offering classical music is ASRTO, the monopolistic subscription only censored satellite broadcaster. The classical music station named 'Opus' is not available on FM Radio, it is only available to ASTRO subscribers on Channel 862, there is also a jazz station on channel 865, creatively named 'Jazz', (both are available through a Digital Satellite Receiver) and "Opus' however also can be listened to via the Internet.
ASTRO Radio Opus does feed classical music 24/7, but in a 'no-brainer' sort of way, just an excerpts of a pieces of music, one after another, with no presenter to set the scene, and explain the piece of music, or introduce the orchestra performing, as well as to give background information about the composer.
In many developing counties in Asia, as well as in South America,
In Malaysia, only those fortunate few, with a computer with access to the internet are able listen to classical music broadcast from around the world, however, for everyone else, there is no opportunity whatsoever to enjoy such stimulating music, in their own homes, or when travelling, except if one buys it on a CD.
Those residents of the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia, in the state of Johor, are a little more fortunate, as they can always tune their radios to a
This excellent radio station provides wonderful classical music, each piece is fully introduced and explained by someone who is knowledgeable about the music being broadcast, and who can help the listener fully appreciate it.
Imagine what the potential benefits of listening to classical music could be, road bullies could be soothed, dangerous drivers could be calmed, peace and harmony could prevail, if tension and frayed nerves could be soothed by delightful classical music.
The lethargic could be woken from their stupor, perhaps even “Tidak Apa-thy” (couldn't care less attitudes) could be converted to positive thinking and public mindedness, the possibilities are endless!
For the disabled, especially the visually impaired, radio is an ideal entertainment media, and classical music would fill an intellectual void which exists in their lives today in
It is too much to ask?
Just that simple step of introducing a good 'free to air' classical radio programme broadcast in
This would be absolutely invaluable to blind and visually impaired persons (VIP's) in particular, and to the entire population in general.
CLASSICAL RADIO STATIONS IN
CLASSICAL RADIO STATIONS IN
Classical Music (No introductions and no commentary, 'no-brainer' programme)
ASTRO Channel 103, subscriber only satellite broadcasts and via the internet only
FM 97.6 - 98.9
Symphony 92.4FM is also an ardent supporter of the local music and arts scene.
on FM 99.7
Philharmonic Radio Taipei, with Real Audio and net show services for net broadcasts. It includes the largest on line classical music database in
azz, Classical Music, etc.
Classical, News, Jazz (CNJ) Radio
on 99.90 MHz
AIR Classical Music Channel
is "a channel of Korean Broadcasting System working exclusively on classical music".
on FM 102.7
The cultural Radio of Peru ( http://www.filarmonia.org/
The cultural Radio of Peru (La radio cultural del Perú). Thanks to the initiative of a group of people interested in the promotion of the culture and the broadcasting of serious music, by the end of 1983 the Cultural Association Filarmonía was constituted , a non profit organization, whose primary aim is to establish a cultural radio in Peru with the best of classic music, along with educational and cultural programs. Filarmonia has more than 28,000 hours of recordings, and is an important part of the cultural patrimony of
Sodre CX-6 became the first Institution of cultural activity of
Radio Nacional Clásica
The classical broadcaster for
on FM 96.7
HJCK is, since 1950, the only commercial cultural broadcaster of
on FM 102.7
100+ radio stations around the world, live-broadcasting classical music on the Web, with descriptions and AudioLinks.The above list is by no means comprehensive, but gives an overview of what is available throughout the world.