2012 Super Bowl Classical Music Wrap-Up

Each year the Super Bowl provides a bounty of entertainment for sports lovers, sports haters, and nerds alike. Particularly intriguing for the geek/nerd crew is a fun-filled “name that tune” extravaganza during the Super Bowl’s rapid-fire commercial sessions, aka the Ad Bowl. Along with some fellow web-based classical music nerds, I took part in this activity yesterday afternoon. So much fun! The Ad Bowl started off with lots of Bud Light and techno. Things weren’t

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Ask Salon97: Turn It Off!!

It is Salon97’s goal to make classical music as approachable as possible. At the request of one of our community members, your questions will be answered here, in our new “Ask Salon97” column. Fire away! We’re here to help. And now for our inaugural question: Dear Salon97, I love classical music, but how can I stop my mother from playing it loudly at 7 a.m.? Sincerely, Tired of Mozart Dear Tired of Mozart, Ah, yes.

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