Classical 101 Archives For December 2014

Mozart Minute: Mozart and the Baroness

Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
11:30AM
January 31, 2014

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.

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr — Amplified

David Danzmayr in front of the Columbus skyline.
David Danzmayr in front of the Columbus skyline.
11:00AM
January 31, 2014

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.

Happy Music on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

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Hear some American music that made one great conductor happy, Saturday, 6 p.m, on The American Sound on classical 101.
1:38PM
January
30, 2014

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!

Ikea Shopping list: Swedish Meatballs…Check. Beethoven…Check!

1:15PM
January
30, 2014

Would Bach make you buy more? Detroit Ikea shoppers had a little extra help finding the registers recently, courtesy of the Detroit Symphony.

The Concierto De Aranjuez By Joaquin Rodrigo On Fretworks

12:03PM
January
30, 2014

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 goes to Oz and Comes to Columbus This Weekend

Cellist Zuill Bailey
Cellist Zuill Bailey performs with the Columbus Symphony for the Dvorak Cello Concerto.
12:00PM
January
30, 2014

Zuill Bailey began his career on TV, and brings his cello to the Ohio Theater this weekend

Columbus Symphony This Weekend: All Romance?

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Jacques Lacombe conducts the Columbus Symphony this weekend
9:38AM
January 30, 2014

An all Romantic program filled with tunes, this weekend with the Columbus Symphony at the Ohio Theater.

Podcast: Opera Abbreviated – Rusalka

Piotr Beczala as the Prince and Renée Fleming in the title role of Dvořák's
Piotr Beczala as the Prince and Renée Fleming in the title role of Dvořák's "Rusalka."
11:00AM
January
29, 2014

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.

Classical music in America is dead? Not so fast!

8:11AM
January
29, 2014

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.

This Land is Still Your Land: Pete Seeger Dies

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Pete Seeger at the Clearwater Festival in 2007.
3:38PM
January
28, 2014

Pete Seeger died today at the age of 94. He leaves a legacy of social activism and great music.