Classical Notes®

Notes and musings on Classical Music in the media and beyond by hosts and staff at Classical Minnesota Public Radio.

Playing a Rubik’s Cube like a piano

How to play a Rubik's cube like a piano (YouTube |Screengrab) 

Art installation features 70 guitar-playing birds

70 birds and 14 guitars (Screengrab from YouTube) 

The benefits of ukulele in the elementary classroom

After Minnesota revision, Glass’s ‘Appomattox’ wins raves

Composer Corner: Mendelssohn-Hensel

A ‘mobile opera’ takes over Los Angeles

Hear waves of the Adriatic Sea turned into music

Inuit throatsingers steal hearts at swearing-in ceremony

The athleticism of taiko drumming

A new game helps turn anyone into a composer

Think you can’t sing? Keep at it!