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Mozart's Attic Sunday May 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

Richard Strauss

It was in 1896 that Richard Strauss tried to express Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophies through music.

72 years later, Stanley Kubrick chose Also Sprach Zarathustra as the introductory theme for his science-fiction movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Strauss’s music was suddenly all over the world.

We’ll go light on the Nietzsche as we see what Zarathustra has to say this Sunday.

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.)