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Mozart's Attic Thursday September 6th at 10:00 pm

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Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz said he wanted contrasts in his Great Mass for the Dead, and he got them, musically at least, with a massive orchestra capable of the softest pianissimos a well as the thundering crashes of the Day of Rage. He also wanted to contrast humanity's terror of death with its fascination with it. Did he succeed? See what you think when we hear a Granny-winning recording of the Requiem on this week's program

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.)