What’s in a classical musical name?

naming of classical musical groupsI do enjoy seeing articles about naming, as long as it is not YASOI  (Yet Another Set Of Initials). Today I had the pleasure of seeing such an article as I pulled up my favorite classical radio station KDFC on my computer.

Of course, the article used the very common title of “What’s in a Name?” But apart from that it is an interesting post from Alan Chapman with photos by Marco Borggreve.  Do read the posting here and learn about some modern and ancient classical group names. A very far cry from today’s rock group names, needless to say.

I also like the fact that KDFC started in the San Francisco Bay Area, and then expanded to L.A. area and now most of California, as well as to Europe and (thanks to the internet) worldwide. Just like we have done here at Brighter Naming!

PS Radio Stations are forgiven for having initials for names. It is part of their licensing requirements.

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