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Classical Haiku: Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss
8:00AM
April 18, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku honors Richard Strauss, whose music is a true journey in sound.

Classical Haiku: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams
8:00AM
April 15, 2011

Today’s Classical haiku honors Ralph Vaughan Williams, the composer who cared enough about his English musical past to carry it to the future in bold and beautiful works.

Classical Haiku: George Gershwin

Gershwin
8:00AM
April 14, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku is devoted to George Gershwin, whose music reminds us that music lives not in concert halls or honky tonks, but in our souls.

Classical Haiku: Aaron Copland

Copeland
8:00AM
April 13, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku is dedicated to Aaron Copland, the modern Yankee with a prairie soul.

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.

Classical Haiku: Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky on coin (sketch)
8:00AM
April 10, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku honors Igor Stravinsky, the great modernist, who channeled an angular world into works of music.

Classical Haiku: Liszt

Piano keys and sunglasses.
8:00AM
April 8, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku honors the free artist’s spirit of virtuoso pianist, composer, Casanova and cleric Franz Liszt.

Classical Haiku: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Candle (sketch).
8:00AM
April 7, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku honors Mozart, a child of brilliance inspired beyond belief.

Classical Haiku: Franz Schubert

Candles on a table (sketch).
8:00AM
April 6, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Schubert, tunesmith like no other, whose muse gave us the bounty of his gifts for a while, but got tired of sharing.