Rachel Barton Pine And Friends Shine in New Mozart Recording

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Violinist Rachel Barton Pine's new recording of the complete Mozart Violin Concertos and the Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola with violist Matthew Lipman and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
8:00AM
January
27, 2015

Celebrate Mozart’s birthday with Classical 101 to hear violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s dazzling new recording of Mozart’s complete violin concertos.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Almost-Shotgun Wedding

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
January 23, 2015

Learn about the “scandal” that helped Mozart get hitched.

Mozart Minute: Even Geniuses Get Stressed

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
January 16, 2015

Was it overwork, perfectionism or a scandal that threatened to derail Mozart’s marriage plans that kept him from finishing the “Haffner” symphony?

Mozart Minute: Boy Loses Girl, Boy Gets Girl Again.

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
January 9, 2015

In his professional life, Mozart emblazoned the fickle fortunes of kings, warriors, fools and philanderers across the stage for all the world to see. In his personal life, he once had a serious quarrel with his future wife over – dramatic pause – the measurement of her calves.

The San Francisco Symphony’s SoundBox Draws The Indie Crowd

6:00AM
December
27, 2014

A “funky but well-heeled night club,” and “the coolest thing on the block.” The San Francisco Symphony’s SoundBox is the newest – and quite possibly the hipest – way to do classical music.

Tubas Taste Bitter: Researchers Find Link Between Sound and Flavor

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Coffee pairs nicely with "Nessun dorma," according to an Oxford University researcher who has found a link between flavor and sound.
6:00AM
December
26, 2014

Coffee pairs nicely with “Nessun dorma.” Researchers say they’ve found a link between music and how we perceive flavors in food.

Mozart Minute: Re-gifting, Mozart Style

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
December 19, 2014

Re-giting, family politics – it’s the holiday season, Mozart style!

Calm Surgeons, Patients Listen to Classical Music During Surgery

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Studies shows that what you and your surgeon listen to in the OR matters - no matter how you cut it.
8:00AM
December
19, 2014

Music isn’t brain surgery. Except when it is.

A Cathedral Organ Made of LEGOs

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LEGO models of Britain's Durham Cathedral and its Willis organ are being built as a fundraiser.
9:00AM
December
18, 2014

A British organ maker is pulling out all the stops with its miniature organ for the LEGO model of Britain’s Durham Cathedral.