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Inside Music radio show episode: Last Tango in Bayreuth by Peter Schickele on WWFM The Classical Network

Last Tango in Bayreuth

The wonderful humor of American musical parodist Peter Schickele is the subject of this episode! A devoted fan of the late Peter Schickele and Mr. Schickele’s alter ego, P.D.Q. Bach, host George Marriner Maull thought…

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Radio Show Inside Music: Bach in Love with George Marriner Maull

Bach in Love

The Largo of the Concerto for Two Violins is a powerful profession of love. We know the two great loves of Johann Sebastian Bach.  His wife Maria Barbara and he were married in 1707,…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Meet the Bartered Bride

Meet The Bartered Bride

Host George Marriner Maull will take you on a guided tour of one his favorite overtures!  In atypical fashion, Bedřich Smetana composed this overture before writing barely any of the music for the rest…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Escape from Pandemia

Escape from Pandemia

We all need a mental break from the Covid-19 Pandemic!  Picture in your mind or Google a photo of where the prairie meets the Rocky Mountains or the Steppes of…

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Inside Music: Let's Get Serious or How Brahms makes us lose rhythmic balance

Let’s Get Serious

Johannes Brahms’s ability to distort our sense of rhythm is always lying in wait.  Turn the corner… and we suddenly lose our rhythmic balance, and Maestro Maull is certain that…

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Radio Show Inside Music featuring Mozart's Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

A Trading Places Musical Quiz

When film composer Elmer Bernstein scored the 1983 comedy hit Trading Places, he chose Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro to be the musical centerpiece of the film.  However, he also intentionally paraphrased other orchestral works.  Let’s…

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