Mozart turned 250, and you couldn't turn around without banging your shins on another recording of Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Mendelssohn turns 200 and...not so much.
As Thankful Music comes to a close, and our Holiday Songbook is opened, we move through the last musical phase of 2008...without a wonderful interpreter of Christmas music.
Ah the joys and perils of combining solitary evenings, a dumb sense of humor, and working in sound-proof rooms.
The whole world is thinking politics. My desk is covered with list upon list of holiday music.
Host Mordecai Lipshutz retires: The End of an Era at WXXI-FM