Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: The persistent princess

Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia Wikimedia Commons

Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia had a tyrannical father who punished her for playing music. Her life didn't get any easier when her father died, but music remained her secret source of comfort. On today's show, hear the Flute Sonata in F Major by Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia.

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