Classical 101 Archives For: December 18, 2014

Paul Dukas and Mickey Mouse

4:07PM
October
1, 2012

Today is the birthday of  French composer Paul Dukas.  He was born on this date in 1865 and lived until 1935.   Had he lived another five years, he may have been much surprised to find that his most popular orchestral work, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, would come to be  associated with a little cartoon character named Mickey Mouse. [...]

Where’s Matt? A Cure for the Blahs

10:01AM
October
1, 2012

Here’s a perfect cure for the blahs, the blues or anything else. Follow Matt all over the world. What was your favorite locale?