Mark A. Kellner, Technology Writer for The Washington Times, posted a review this week of the Sonos ZonePlayer, a wireless internet music system. And what long-distance classical music station did Mr. Kellner tune to when he tested this new music gadget? WDAV, naturally!
Minutes before the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys were to square off Sunday, the strains of Frederic Chopin’s “Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise for Piano & Orchestra” drifted through the house. Then came the “Gavotta” from Igor Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella,” with clarinets and oboes in delightful harmony. Then Mozart’s “Haffner” symphony.
The game would have to wait.
The music was being played by WDAV-FM, a radio station about 428 miles south of my home. Read on…