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Classical Music Highlights
From WSHU's daytime and evening classical programs, Kate Remington and Lauren Rico give you a heads-up on some of the best music they've selected.

Classical Music Highlight: Beethoven Takes Requests

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When he asked Beethoven to write some quartets, the Russian ambassador in Vienna had only one request: that Beethoven include a Russian folk melody in each quartet.  This morning we'll enjoy the Second Quartet written for Count Razumovsky.