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Classical Notes: April 14, 2011 Archive

The Short Version: Ox

Posted at 11:47 AM on April 14, 2011 by Bill Morelock
Filed under: The Short Version

A stint in the French diplomatic corps landed Darius Milhaud in Brazil during World War I. His music bore a slight Portuguese accent ever after. But the more famous his works became the more their language bred unauthorized etymologies.

Proms 2011

Posted at 1:22 PM on April 14, 2011 by Rex Levang

The offerings for this summer's BBC Proms have been announced---look for heaping helpings on Classical MPR!