the term Sturm und Drang came to be associated with literature or music aimed at shocking the audience or imbuing them with extremes of emotion. While he didn't go to extremes, Haydn loved to put little unique touches in his music to amuse the audience; the prominent Drums and Trumpets in his symphony # 100 led people to call it the "Military" Symphony.  hear it this morning at 11:15, on 89.5 FM & kbaq.org!

KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for April, 2014--Beethoven-- The Man Revealed  by John Suchet.  ..."a remarkable thing—a readable, intimate portrait of a musical genius whose personality is too often obscured by hyperbole..."  -Randy Kinkel, KBACH

Arizona Opera’s production of Donizetti’s "Don Pasquale" opens Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Orpheum Theatre. Stage Director Chuck Hudson stopped by K-BACH and spoke with Sterling Beeaff about his vision for the production a favorite comedy.
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