Music from the Man in the Moon

Tune into the short video below produced by Jupiter Artland. That bit of Beethoven tinkling away, while awfully familiar, sounds somewhat off, doesn’t it? As if some invisible amateur is trading forgotten notes for accidental gaps of thin air. Yet you’re not hearing a shabby sausage fingers recording of a classical favourite, nor is that…

Birth of a Classic

A certain Austrian pianist, composer and conductor was born on this day in 1756, one Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. That name suffices, though he was really baptised Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. We tend to slap a few other labels on him, too. Child Prodigy. True Genius. The very first Pop Star the world ever knew.…