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Mozart Minute: Wolfgang Pounds the Pavement, Part 2

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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
August 15, 2014

There might be worse things than being an organist at the court of Versailles. Then again, if you believe Mozart, there might not.

The 10 Most Underrated Composers

4:00AM
July
22, 2014

With that in mind, here are some underrated composers who more often than not to not get mentioned in that conversation, but deserve at least a listen.

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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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.

Mozart Minute: A Chip off the Old Block

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11:30AM
June 13, 2014

Just in time for Father’s Day, in this episode of The Mozart Minute we get a glimpse of Mozart’s baby son, Karl.

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Wordsmith

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11:45AM
May 30, 2014

In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.

Mozart Minute: Little Wolfgang Hits the Road (Cha-Ching)

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11:40AM
May 23, 2014

Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, was himself a professional musician, and famously promoted his children’s prodigious musical gifts.

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: Wolfgang the Wunderkind Takes Down the Naysayers

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11:30AM
March 28, 2014

Even today, more than 200 years after Mozart’s death, his astonishing genius is still difficult to believe. Imagine encountering Mozart the boy wonder in a world that had never, well, seen a Mozart.

Mozart Minute: The English Mozart

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11:35AM
March 14, 2014

Thomas Linley and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were both born in 1756. Both were musical prodigies. They led similar lives, but their fates could not have been more different.