Classical 101 Archives For June 2012
Did Mozart get the coat he so longed for in Episode One? How much did he have to shell out for it? And who was the Baroness von Waldstaetten, anyway? Find out, in Episode Two of Classical 101′s Mozart Minutes.
A question that comes up from time to time at concerts is, “Couldn’t they amplify the (insert any instrument here) so we could hear it better over the orchestra?” In the latest edition of the podcast we talk about this subject.
We all know that music affects our moods. Beethoven energizes us and Mozart’s music makes us hold our heads a little higher, while if you need to de-stress, the gentle, wafting music of Delius does the trick. Tune in for happy music on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101!
Would Bach make you buy more? Detroit Ikea shoppers had a little extra help finding the registers recently, courtesy of the Detroit Symphony.
The most popular of all guitar concertos, the Concierto de Arnjuez by Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo will be featured on the next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101.
Zuill Bailey began his career on TV, and brings his cello to the Ohio Theater this weekend
An all Romantic program filled with tunes, this weekend with the Columbus Symphony at the Ohio Theater.
Opera Abbreviated tells you everything you need to know aobut Dvorak’s opera Rusalka. You can see the opera in HD live from the Met on February 8.
Mark Vanhoenacker of Slate.com recently wrote an article declaring the death of classical music in America. Before you lower the coffin, you’d better listen…that sound you hear is Classical music’s beating heart.
Pete Seeger died today at the age of 94. He leaves a legacy of social activism and great music.