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 “Moonlight” Sonata
The “Jupiter” Symphony
The “Air on the G String”
All have one thing in common: their composers did not give them the names we know them by.
So . . . who did? And why?
In this hour, we’ll explore the often surprising stories behind these and other musical nicknames.
Mozart: The Piano Concertos [for “Elvira Madigan” Concerto]
Geza Anda, Camerata Academica of the Salzburg Mozarteum
Deutsche Grammophon 469 510-2
February 4, 2023
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February 18, 2023