Snooze Button #1517 08 Apr 2014

Today’s show features music that sounds like the composers were in a good mood when they wrote it: two movements of a Haydn piano trio; Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture; waltzes from Richard Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier”. Continuing this week’s encore theme (“Opera without singing”) - Moritz Moszkowski’s brilliant arrangement of the “Danse Boheme” from Bizet’s “Carmen”.