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The CBC is cutting its classical music programming. The latest news is the killing of the 70-year-old CBC Radio Orchestra.

There has been a groundswell of protest led by fans on Facebook.

> Facebook group Save Classical Music at the CBC
> Facebook group Save the CBC Radio Orchestra!
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> On the web: Stand on Guard for CBC.


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  The Current: Classical Music and CBC Radio 2  (CBC - 4/10/2008)
  Raise a Ruckus for Radio Two  (La Scena Musicale Online - 4/10/2008)
  Classical music fan Paul McIntyre to protest CBC plan  (Windsor Star - 4/10/2008)
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  Lettre de Alain Trudel au sujet de l’Orchestre de la radio de la CBC  (La Scena Musicale Online - 4/6/2008)
  CBC Radio 2 devotees face classic conundrum  (Toronto Star - 4/6/2008)
  Arias of outrage hit sour note in CBC Radio 2 fuss  (Ottawa Sun - 4/6/2008)
  CBC bosses must be told to keep this national treasure  (Vancouver Province - 4/4/2008)
  Cue the violins  (Ottawa Citizen - 4/3/2008)
  Raise a Ruckus for Radio Two!  (La Scena Musicale Online - 4/3/2008)
  Vancouver Speaks Up!  (Michael Vincent | Fully Composed - 4/3/2008)
  Axing of CBC orchestra ignites protest  (Georgia Straight - 4/3/2008)
  Letter from Alain Trudel regarding the CBC Radio Orchestra  (La Scena Musicale Online - 4/2/2008)
  Leaked: Facts to Counter False Claims around Radio2 Changes  (La Scena Musicale Online - 4/2/2008)
  Curtain call for CBC Orchestra  (Regina Leader Post - 4/2/2008)
  Why do public broadcasters need to be popular?  (Building the Iceberg - 4/2/2008)
  Protesters demand CBC Radio Orchestra be saved  (CBC - 4/1/2008)
  Closure of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation orchestra hits sour notes  (National Post - 4/1/2008)
  Demise of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Orchestra: Sad day for Canada  (Vancouver Province - 4/1/2008)
  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: A flood of protest  (Calgary Herald - 4/1/2008)
  Huge loss for culture  (Calgary Herald - 4/1/2008)
  Setback for Canadian culture  (Calgary Herald - 4/1/2008)
  Changes to CBC Radio 2 shamefully short sighted  (Star Phoenix - 4/1/2008)
  The day the music died  (McGill Daily - 3/31/2008)
  CBC needs to be saved from its supporters  (National Post - 3/31/2008)
  Canadian Music Centre and Canadian League of Composers Shocked By Decision to Disband CBC Radio Orchestra  (La Scena Musicale Online - 3/31/2008)
  A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation alternative for classical music  (Victoria Times Colonist - 3/31/2008)
  There’s more to intelligent radio than classical music  (CBC - 3/31/2008)
  Save CBC Radio 2 Battle Heats Up  (La Scena Musicale Online - 3/30/2008)
  Off-tune at Canadian Broadcasting Corporation  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/30/2008)
  Classical music is not elitist  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/29/2008)
  A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation without an orchestra can be sound step for Radio 2  (Toronto Star - 3/29/2008)
  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation strikes sour note  (Edmonton Journal - 3/29/2008)
  Musicians protest axing of 'cultural icon' orchestra  (Vancouver Sun - 3/29/2008)
  Silencing Canadian Broadcasting Corporation orchestra is cultural vandalism  (Vancouver Sun - 3/29/2008)
  Silencing Canadian Broadcasting Corporation orchestra is cultural vandalism  (Vancouver Sun - 3/29/2008)
  Mr. President, will you fight for a CBC of intelligence?  (Globe And Mail - 3/29/2008)
  Canadian musicians, composers mourn demise of country's last radio orchestra  (Waterloo Record - 3/28/2008)
  Last-of-a-kind Canadian Broadcasting Corporation orchestra gone  (Victoria Times Colonist - 3/28/2008)
  CBC Radio Two: A nutty idea  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/28/2008)
  CBC Radio Two: Listen to us  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/28/2008)
  CBC Radio Two: Lost the faithful  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/28/2008)
  Commercial network can outdo Canadian Broadcasting Corporation  (Ottawa Citizen - 3/28/2008)
  CBC axes North America’s last radio orchestra, insiders say  (Vancouver Sun - 3/28/2008)
  CBC scraps radio orchestra  (Globe And Mail - 3/28/2008)
  CBC Radio Orchestra to disband after 70 years  (CBC - 3/28/2008)
  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Orchestra axed  (Vancouver Sun - 3/28/2008)
  Brass with class   (Montreal Gazette - 1/18/2008)


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