Contrary to popular belief, there's plenty of humor in classical music. "Scherzo" means joke, in Italian, so be on the lookout for random acts of horseplay, including weekly cartoons and hand crafted interactive puzzlers.

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Pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki presents the "viola organista" on Oct. 18 in Krakow, Poland. Zubrzycki spent almost four years building the instrument, which is based on a late 15th-century design by Leonardo da Vinci.