Mozart Minute: The Tough Sell

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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
November 21, 2014

Trying to justify to his father his decision to stay in Vienna as a freelancer rather than return home to Salzburg, Mozart walked a tightrope between satisfying his father’s emotional needs and claiming his right to live his own life.

Mozart Minute: Mozart After the Fall

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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
November 14, 2014

Mozart’s conversation with the man who dismissed him from his court job with a kick in the backside turns into a sparring match – or would have, had either man had anything to swing at the other but schoolboy taunts.

Mozart Minute: Burning Letters, Burning Love

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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
November 7, 2014

Fate’s a funny thing. Want to know what Mozart and Princess Diana have in common? Read on.

The American Sound Explores New States (of Mind)

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Enjoy music inspired by the majestic Glacier Peak and big sky country as The American Sound celebrates the 125th birthdays of the states of Washington and Montana, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
November
6, 2014

Enjoy a symphony inspired by the majestic Glacier Peak and a fiddle suite for Montana’s big sky country on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.

Hesperus Performs Live on Classical 101 Today at 2 pm

A poster for The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Hesperus' early music film score.
Tune in to Classical 101 today at 2:00 to hear Hesperus perform live and talk about their early music sore for the 1923 Lon Chaney silent film The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
11:10AM
November 6, 2014

Find out why the award-winning early music ensemble Hesperus is the only group to perform early music to classic silent films. Tune in the Classical 101 today at 2:00 to hear the musicians of Hesperus perform live and talk about tomorrow night’s performance of their early music score for the Lon Chaney film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

Mozart Minute: The Whistler

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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
October 31, 2014

Wolfgang Mozart’s effervescent personality covered the gamut from gregarious to goofball. Still, there’s a character in the Mozart family correspondence who was quite possibly even sillier than Mozart was on his dottiest day.

Modern Americana and More on The American Sound

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Enjoy Americana with a modern accent on The Americana Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.
1:40PM
October
23, 2014

Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for some modern Americana – music that echoes America’s past even as it drives headlong into the future – on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.

Mozart Minute: The Archbishop

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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
October 17, 2014

Mozart didn’t like his boss. The feelings were mutual. So Mozart quit.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Teeth

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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
October 10, 2014

Despite years of pain, the affable Mozart made even his dental issues a laughing matter – and material for music.