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
The death of Mozart (Anonymous artist, 19th century)
There can be something quite revealing in the work of a composer who feels death at his shoulder.
And while you might think that such parting efforts would be introspectively sad or dramatic, many are not—as we’ll hear in this hour, with final musical thoughts from Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Britten, and Bernstein.
January 14, 2023
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