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Quirky Animation Brings Copland’s Hoe-Down to Life

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Copland's ballet score, Rodeo premiered with choreography by Agnes de Mille in 1942.
10:04AM
June 16, 2011

This stop-motion animation video by Eleanor Stewart brings the Hoe-Down from Aaron Copland’s Rodeo to life.

Visit the Amadeus Deli at the Columbus Arts Festival, June 3

photo of man dressed in Mozart costume (with sunglasses) amid a street crowd
Even Mozart loves a street fair - or an arts festival.
1:55AM
May
26, 2011

Next Friday, June 3, you’ll be able literally to step into the Amadeus Deli when I broadcast a special two-hour Deli, 12-2 p.m., live from the grounds of the Columbus Arts Festival.

The Single Oboe Theory: Ensemble Sonnerie’s Bach Orchestral Suites

Orchestral Suites for a Young Prince album cover
Ensemble Sonnerie's recording of J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suites simply can't be topped for compelling historical interpretation and sheer beauty of sound.
11:00AM
May 23, 2011

Ensemble Sonnerie’s Grammy-Nominated Bach album substitutes an oboe in the solo role for Bach’s Orchestral Suite in A minor, BWV 1067, a spot typically reserved for the flute.

Cubicle Concert: The Fry Street Quartet

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Classical 101 was thrilled to welcome the Fry Street Quartet for a live, in-studio performance!
1:05PM
April
29, 2011

The Fry Street Quartet visited the Classical 101 studios to perform music of Beethoven in anticipation of their appearance at the Southern Theatre.

Classical Haiku: Maurice Ravel

Ravel
8:00AM
April 29, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Ravel, for making instruments dance and showing us the soul of the orchestra.

Classical Haiku: Richard Wagner

Wagner
8:00AM
April 28, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Richard Wagner, whose music dramas might be a bit much, but only too much of a good thing.

Classical Haiku: Giuseppe Verdi

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8:00AM
April 27, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku celebrates Verdi’s flair for the dramatic, still writ large on the great stages of the world.

Classical Haiku: Claude Debussy

Debussy
8:00AM
April 25, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Debussy, whose music takes us to an island paradise – if only in our minds.

Classical Haiku: Johannes Brahms

Brahms
8:00AM
April 12, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku is for the bachelor composer Johannes Brahms, who so loved the world – and his music says as much.

Classical Haiku: John Dowland

Dowland
10:07AM
April 11, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku is devoted to John Dowland, composer extraordinaire whose job woes gave the world some of the most beautiful blues before their time.