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

  • Beethoven Photo Essay

    The thirteen year old Ludwig Beethoven (sans "van" which he added later once he moved to Vienna). Beethoven was assistant harpsichordist in the Electoral Kapelle, in Bonn. He also composed three keyboard sonatas at this time, posthumously published as WoO47. A notice in the Almanach likened his first published works to those of "a third or fourth-form student." *** This is Beethoven at age twenty, still living in Bonn. He had been granted half his father's salary in order to act as the head of t... Dennis Bartel / Bartel's Blog
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