Classical music series presented by 18 year-old composer and writer Jack Pepper: an anecdotal history of classical music. This week, in Episode 12, Jack explores dancing, duelling and syphilis. Only on Musical Minds! Included today is the composer whose life was saved in a swordfight by a button on their coat, a competition for the position of town organist that broke out in riots, and the rival composers who dressed up in disguise to attend each other’s works and boo throughout. All episodes can be heard on www.jackpeppermusician.com. Follow Jack on Twitter @jrapepper and use the hashtag #MusicalMinds.