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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.

Mozart Minute: Mozart Hits Up His Friend for Cash

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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.
11:30AM
February 21, 2014

When Mozart got sacked from the only real job he ever had, he went freelance. And he made ends meet with a little help from his friends.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart’s Fiancee

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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.
11:35AM
February 14, 2014

In this episode of Classical 101′s “Mozart Minutes” podcast, Mozart says his fiancee is “far from beautiful,” has “no wit” and “understands housekeeping.” Must be love!

Mozart Minute: Papageno Pranks

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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.
11:00AM
February 7, 2014

It is no secret that Mozart enjoyed a good joke now and then.

A letter he wrote in October 1791 from Vienna to his wife Constanza tells of high jinx he brought about at a performance of his own Singspiel, The Magic Flute.

Mozart Minute: Mozart and the Baroness

Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
Mozart Minute, a podcast of Classical 101, WOSU Public Media
11:30AM
January 31, 2014

Did Mozart get the coat he so longed for in Episode One? How much did he have to shell out for it? And who was the Baroness von Waldstaetten, anyway? Find out, in Episode Two of Classical 101′s Mozart Minutes.

“In Ten Years, Nobody Will Listen to Classical Music”

4:05PM
January
15, 2014

If you know how to get kids to love music, give me a call

21 Years in the Making, Brahms’ First on Symphony @ 7

4:00PM
November
12, 2013

So aware was Johannes Brahms of Beethoven’s spirit looking over his shoulder, it took him a very long time to get around to completing a first symphony. In fact he was 43 when Symphony No. 1 in C minor premiered in 1876. Three other major works for orchestra had already appeared before the First Symphony: Serenades 1 and 2 (1857 and 1859) and the First Piano Concerto (1858).

Columbus Symphony this Weekend: Fathers and Sons

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The Mozart family c. 1780. The deceased Anna Maria's portrait on the wall
1:47PM
October 31, 2013

The Columbus Symphony performs music by Rossini, Silvestrov, Haydn and Mozart father and son, this weekend at the Southern Theater. James Sommerville plays and conducts

What Would Mozart Be Doing If He Were Alive Today?

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If Mozart were alive today, where would he be and what would he be doing?
12:20PM
August
14, 2013

If Mozart were alive today, I think he’d be a hipster. I think he’d listen to This American Life on his iPhone while working on his next masterpiece at the iPad set up on the drafting board in his urban loft condo with the exposed brick walls.

From Mozart to “Amelie” on Next Fretworks

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1:28PM
July 11, 2013

Sounds of the classical guitar can be heard in a variety of settings in music of Mozart, J.S. Bach, Issac Albeniz and Yann Tiersen on the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.