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One, Two Three, Four Guitars and a Lute on Fretworks

12:35PM
July
17, 2014

The Next Fretworks program will feature music for various numbers of guitars, with a bit of Renaissance lute for good measure. Ron McFarlane has several pieces from 16th century France by Pierre Attaignant.

Mozart Minute: Michael Haydn on the Sauce

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Catch The Mozart Minute each Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
12:03PM
July 11, 2014

In this episode of The Mozart Minute, Wolfgang Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, tells his wife and son about a moment of weakness that led Franz Joseph Haydn to deliver a less-than-stellar performance – in church..

Concerto of the South on Next Fretworks

10:44AM
July
10, 2014

Mexican composer Manuel Ponce wrote his Concerto of the South, which features native Mexican rhythms and harmonies combine with the composer’s own original themes will be featured on Fretworks Saturday night at 7pm on Classical 101.

Monster Pianos

1:53AM
July
9, 2014

Playing piano with your feet…your teacher would have been appalled!

What’s Worth $45 Million — Or More? One Viola

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9:26AM
July
1, 2014

The sale of the most expensive musical instrument in history could be announced Wednesday. And it’s a viola. (Will the viola jokes stop now?)

Summer Music Quiz

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A summer night in the desert
5:00AM
June
28, 2014

Find out if you know your Elgar from your Alfven.

Mozart Minute: The Hot-Tempered Son

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Catch the Mozart Minute every Friday at noon on Classical 101 during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at www.wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
June 27, 2014

Leopold Mozart to Wolfgang Mozart: “My son! You are hot-tempered and impulsive in all your ways!”

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: The Glamorous Life of a Musician

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
9:23AM
June
27, 2014

What a wonderful job to have! Stage lights, a live audience, and spending your life making music for others.

Top Ten Violin Works

10:31AM
June
25, 2014

Whenever someone asks Timothy Russell, Conductor Emeritus of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, about his favorite composer or piece of music, he has a saying he likes to pull out.  ”Whatever I’m conducting at the moment.” That is a simple answer to a complex question – but an honest one – for anyone in the music business. [...]

Mozart Minute: Dear Wolfgang, I’m Broke. Bail Me Out.

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Catch the Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at www.wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
June 20, 2014

Leopold Mozart drops all of his cash flow problems onto Wolfgang’s lap – and slaps him with a bald-faced guilt trip to boot.