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Mozart's Attic - Thursday, Jan 1st New Years Day at 10 p.m.

Sergei Prokofiev

The great Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein asked Sergei Prokofiev to write the score for his 1938 movie depicting Alexander Nevsky's defeat of the Teutonic knights at the Battle of Lake Peipus in 1242. The film got caught up in the politics of the day. You can hear the story as well as the film score on New Years night.

Also scheduled are Schubert's Impromptus, Opus 90 complete; Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1; and music of Palestrina, Monteverdi and Sweelinck.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)