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Dvorak for Mandolins and Mozart on Guitar on Fretworks

2:05PM
June
12, 2014

The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will feature guitar, lute and mandolins.  The Modern Mandolin Quartet will start the hour with the finale from Antonin Dvorak’s American Quartet, the String Quartet No. 12 in F in an arrangement for four mandolins from their CD, “Americana.” The early 19th century guitarist [...]

Youthful and Mature Mozart on Symphony @ 7

6:45PM
May
21, 2014

This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have an hour of Mozart with two fine contrasting examples of his art, a relatively youthful symphony of his Salzburg period, and his final piano concerto completed in Vienna in the last year of his life. Symphony No. 28 in C from 1774 (or possibly 1773) is one [...]

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.

Mozart Minute: Father Trouble

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
May 2, 2014

Mozart’s relationship with his father, Leopold Mozart, was legendarily intense. In 1781, when Mozart was 25 years old, that relationship came to a tipping point.

Mozart Minute: Mini Mozart

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
April 25, 2014

In this episode of The Mozart Minute, learn about the four-year-old Mozart’s very first musical work.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart and Salieri – From Russia with Love, Part 2

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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.
11:20AM
April 18, 2014

Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “Mozart and Salieri” brought together some illustrious musicians and helped create one Russian opera star.

Mozart Minute: Mozart and Salieri – From Russia With Love, Part 1

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:29AM
April 4, 2014

“Amadeus” wasn’t the first dramatic work to take up the theme of Salieri’s envy of Mozart. Much earlier, Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera Mozart and Salieri, had explored the same territory.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart’s Death

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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.
11:00AM
March 21, 2014

In the final scenes of Amadeus, Mozart dictates his Requiem Mass from his deathbed, however Mozart’s sister-in-law Sophie Heibel, tells a different story.

Mozart Minute: Mozart Redux

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Catch the Mozart Minute Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:30AM
March 7, 2014

Sure, Mozart was a genius. But he wasn’t the only one.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart Is Bored

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Catch "The Mozart Minute" Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:15AM
February 28, 2014

Mozart obviously loved to compose. Except when he didn’t.