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Mozart Minute: Papageno Pranks

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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.

Five Amazing Classically Talented Pets

Cat on piano keyboard.
A piano playing cat hard at work.
9, 2011

For your amusement, we’ve assembled our top five classically talented pet videos.