Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Swans in flight -- a major inspiration for composer Jean Sibelius
So, what’s up with birds, anyway? People talk about being as free or as happy as one—but also of birds of ill omen and bird-brained ideas.
We explored some music inspired by such wildly different views in another program, but had to leave out a lot—which might have ruffled some feathers.
So, in this hour, more musical flights of fancy--from Mozart & Handel to Ravel & Stravinsky.
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