Classical 101 Archives For December 2014

Mozart, Mandolins, and Debussy on Next Fretworks

Different types of Mandolins
Different types of Mandolins
2:08PM
March 28, 2013

The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 features Mozart, mandolins, and Debussy in the mix.  We will stray a little from the standard classical guitar repertoire with Fidium Concentus, a mandolin orchestra, playing music of 18th Century German composer Carl Stamitz.

A Cowboy and The Ladies on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

1:30PM
March
28, 2013

Hear a rhapsodic Cowboy and three of the wold’s finest women classical musicians Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.

Joshua Bell: Cell Phones Are a ‘Huge Annoyance’ in Concerts

10:26AM
March
28, 2013

Violinist Joshua Bell talks tech – and getting away from it – in a recent video interview.

Good Friday and Easter specials on Classical 101

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Listen to Classical 101 for Good Friday and Easter music from First Community Church.
6:00AM
March 28, 2013

Ronald J. Jenkins, Minister of Music and Liturgy at First Community Church, leads a diverse program of hymns in both traditional and new settings, along with sacred classics, including works by J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms.

Mozart activates your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

6:00AM
March
27, 2013

“It’s really not about whether a certain piece of music has the “it” ingredient that will improve someone’s mental faculties. Rather, listening in and of itself improves those faculties, and it also does a whole lot more—it makes us better people.”

March of a Titan

8:40AM
March
26, 2013

Hearing a chuckle go up from the audience when they ‘get’ a musical innuendo is quite gratifying for orchestra and composer alike.

Central Ohio Symphony: A Visit with Jaime Morales-Matos

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Central Ohio Symphony Music Director Jaime Morales-Matos
2:06PM
March 25, 2013

An introduction to the Central Ohio Symphony (COSO) and Music Director Jaime Morales-Matos.

A cultural Monday moment with the Muppets

6:00AM
March
25, 2013

In the biography of Luigi Boccherini, he is described in this manner. “Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style.” Courtly and galante is exactly the style which comes to mind when I think of the Muppet musicians. So don your powdered wigs, dust [...]

Paganini Violin Concerto Arranged For Guitar On Fretworks

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NiccoloPaganini
6:24PM
March 22, 2013

On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we have a big concerto for guitar by Niccolo Paganini, the great early 19th Century violin virtuoso. 

Christa Ludwig at 85

The Art of Christa Ludwig album cover.
Christa Ludwig
12:00PM
March 22, 2013

The wonderful mezzo-soprano turns 85. She gave one of the most unforgettable concerts I’ve ever heard