Classical KUSC|The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel



The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Weekdays starting at 6 a.m.

Join Dennis Bartel weekday mornings for a mix of great music and special features. Stay up to date at 6:58 with What's Happening in the World (of Classical Music)? Hop aboard the KUSC Off-To-School Request at quarter past seven. Please be in your seats and ready to take The KUSC Great Composer Quiz at quarter to eight, and at quarter past at last comes The KUSC Artist of the Morning. Plus, Dennis’ friendly weather at eight & nine. Good morning, it’s a new day!

Off-To-School Request

Weekdays at 7:15 a.m. on The Morning Show

Dennis Bartel invites kids and adults to make an Off-To-School request and start the day off on the right note. Dennis will play a request each weekday at 7:15 a.m., so get your request in now!

The Great Composer Quiz

Bartel's Blog

  • Classical Dogs

    Listen closely and soon you will hear, coming from out back of the timpani, the sound of dogs in classical music. Many of the Great Composers kept dogs. Some put dogs into their music. The Mozart family dog, a fox terrier, was named Bimbes, though the prodigy Wolfy changed her name to the southern German diminutive Bimperl. So pleased was he with this clever dog-eared ornamentation that he similarly re-christened his sister Anna to Nannerl.Correspondence by the Mozart family is tracked with ment... Dennis Bartel / Bartel's Blog
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