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Fourth of July Weekend on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

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Spend your Fourth of July weekend with The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
July
3, 2014

Celebrate the Fourth of July Saturday evening and all weekend long with a musical melting pot on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. on Classical 101.

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!”

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.

WOSU’s Youth and Family Day at COSI Slideshow

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Hundreds of families and children joined WOSU Public Media, Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra for “Youth & Family Day,” at WOSU@COSI. Photo: Jodi Miller
11:29AM
June 5, 2014

On May 10, more than 200 families and children joined WOSU Public Media, Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra for “Youth & Family Day,” a free afternoon of performances and musical activities at WOSU@COSI. The day featured games, arts and crafts, music making with digital media, and a concert by ProMusica and local youth. Children [...]

Mozart Minute: Leopold Mozart – Proud Papa, or Shameless Huckster?

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:45AM
May 16, 2014

Was Mozart’s dad, Leopold Mozart, a proud father doing his best to nurture his gifted children’s talents, or were his paternal instincts dimmed by dollar signs?

Mozart Minute: Dear Old Mom

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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.
11:40AM
May 9, 2014

In the run-up to Mother’s Day weekend, here’s a glimpse at Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother.

Celebrate National Barbecue Month Saturday on The American Sound

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Music for the backyard barbecue on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday, on Classical 101.
1:42PM
May
1, 2014

In the advent of National Barbecue Month, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick tells of discovering North Carolina barbecue – and realizing she’s a red sauce kind of woman.

Westward Ho!: The Golden Spike, 6 pm Saturday on The American Sound

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The Golden Spike plaque at Promontory Summit, Utah, marking the point at which the railroad connected the East and West Coasts.
1:40PM
April
24, 2014

On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.

Otterbein Humor in Music Festival to Delight, March 27- April 1

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Composer, bassist and music educator Jon Deak is guest composer for Otterbein University's Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.
10:00AM
March 27, 2014

Composer and former New York Philharmonic Associate Principal Bassist Jon Deak, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick and other guests bring laughs at Otterbein University’s Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.

Happy Music on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

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Hear some American music that made one great conductor happy, Saturday, 6 p.m, on The American Sound on classical 101.
1:38PM
January
30, 2014

We all know that music affects our moods. Beethoven energizes us and Mozart’s music makes us hold our heads a little higher, while if you need to de-stress, the gentle, wafting music of Delius does the trick. Tune in for happy music on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101!