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A November Festival on WQXR 105.9 FM and on WQXR.org

WQXR presents Month of Mozart, a celebration of the composer who has racked up more recordings than any other (nearly 10,000), created masterpieces in every genre he attempted, and who today is sampled by rock stars and rap artists and on movie soundtracks and video games.

Beginning Friday, Nov.1, Month of Mozart will provide many pathways into the music, mystique and majesty of Mozart through themed programming, live events, web exclusives and expert commentary.

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Five Musical Pastiches to Hear at the 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival

Thursday, July 31, 2014

This year’s Mostly Mozart Festival includes performances of works based on Mozart’s output and works that Mozart arranged by others.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Visualizing Mozart

Saturday, November 30, 2013

This is the final Saturday of WQXR's Month of Mozart, and this week's cartoon includes Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos, K. 448, which is visualized in this video created with the Music Animation Machine.

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Mozart's Don Giovanni at Houston Grand Opera

Saturday, November 30, 2013

On this broadcast from the Houston Grand Opera, Austrian baritone Adrian Eröd plays the legendary playboy, whose “little black book” holds thousands of names. Saturday at 1 pm.

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Listen: New York Philharmonic Plays Mozart

Saturday, November 30, 2013

On Saturday, WQXR broadcast the New York Philharmonic's performance Mozart's symphonies Nos. 39-41 live from Avery Fisher Hall. Listen to the archived broadcast.

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All-Mozart Program

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The New York Philharmonic closes out its November broadcasts with and all-Mozart program, including Piano Concerto No. 22 with guest soloist Emanuel Ax.

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Overlooked Opera: Così fan tutte

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

"Così fan tutte," Fred Plotkin can hear you shriek, “how is that an overlooked opera?” To which he would answer that “overlooked” is a word with shades of meaning.

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Moss-ly Mozart

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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The WQXR Archives celebrates Month of Mozart with highlights from Lloyd Moss's WQXR show This is My Music.

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You Pick the Don Giovanni Duet

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Choose from three great Don Giovanni/Zerlina duos, as featured in the duet "La ci darem la mano," and we’ll play the winner today at noon.

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The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: Mozart Rarities

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In this episode of The Vocal Scene from 2002, George Jellinek explores some rarely-heard vocal gems by Mozart.

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Café Concert: Pacifica Quartet & Anthony McGill

Monday, November 25, 2013

The Pacifica Quartet is joined by Anthony McGill, the principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, to give a performance of the second movement of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in the WQXR Café.

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Mozart at his Zenith

Monday, November 25, 2013

Host Bill McGlaughlin spends a week devoted to Mozart's final years. He explores a stream of masterpieces, including The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, the final symphonies and piano concertos, and his unfinished Requiem.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Mozart Brings the 'Magic'

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Month of Mozart on WQXR continues and this Saturday's cartoon features "Ein Madchen oder Weibchen," an aria from Mozart’s timeless and beloved opera, The Magic Flute.

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Salzburg Marionette Theater Pulls Strings, Delivers Opera

Thursday, November 21, 2013

In this year of composer anniversaries and in this month’s immersion in Mozart here at WQXR, there is another artistic event worth noting and taking pleasure in, writes Fred Plotkin.

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Mozart Mash-Ups: Reimagining the Composer

Thursday, November 21, 2013

This Saturday, WQXR will present a variety of wild and inventive reworkings of Mozart's music. Here are a few examples to get you primed.

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Mozartians, from Haskill to Horszowski

Thursday, November 21, 2013

On this all-Mozart edition of Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal shares some of Amadeus' compositions played by the great piano Mozarti

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Bright Lights, Big City

Monday, November 18, 2013

Mozart gets the boot from the Archbishop as a Salzburg court musician and moves to Vienna.

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Janissary Music

Saturday, November 16, 2013

At one time, Turkish music was all the rage in Europe and classical composers used Turkish instruments — bass drums, cymbals and triangles — in their music. This week on Classics for Kids, learn more about janissary music.

Quiz: Test Your Mozart Smarts

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mozart's humor, his finances, an appearance on the TV show "M.A.S.H." and a Donald Trump-themed production are among this week's quiz questions. See how much you really know.

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A Mozart Piano Mix

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Add a dash of concerto, a pinch of sonata and a dollop of Vladimir Horowitz, and you get a delicious combination of solo piano works composed by Mozart.

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Mozart Manuscript, 'Star Wars' Snippet Put Up for Auction

Monday, November 11, 2013

A two-page manuscript from an early Mozart serenade is to be sold at an auction in New York. But will "Star Wars" fans snag the real treasure of the day?

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