Monthly Archives: August 2010

Mozart’s Unmarked Grave

In all large cities, there are places to escape the hustle and bustle. In Vienna, one of the quietest sites is St. Marx Cemetery. As you enter the gates that are more than two centuries old, you’ll walk up a … Continue reading

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Mozart’s Requiem: The Real Story of Mozart, Salieri, and Amadeus

The movie Amadeus made Mozart a household name.  It did more to bring his music into everyday life than a thousand concerts and compact disks.  Peter Shaffer’s screenplay is an inspired piece of storytelling.  It tells of how Antonio Salieri … Continue reading

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