Monday, December 6, 2010

Podcast Monday

Ever wonder why Richard Strauss uses the waltz throughout his comic opera Der Rosenkavalier? Considering that the story takes place in mid-18th century Vienna (a time when the waltz had not quite developed yet) it seems a bit anachronistic.

This week's podcast delves into the mystery, and has some good music to boot.

You can download the podcast here.

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