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Archive for the 'Baroque' Category


Episode 71: Bach & Son Part II: The Solo Flutes of the Bachs

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 classical, Baroque, German | Comments

Welcome back to the Bachs! This week we're diving right into some unique works for solo flutes written by JS and CPE!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Partita_in_A_minor%2C_BWV_1013_(Bach%2C_Johann_Sebastian)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Flute_Sonata_in_A_minor%2C_H.562_(Bach%2C_Carl_Philipp_Emanuel)

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Episode 70: Bach & Son, Part I: JS and CPE

Sunday, March 10th, 2019 classical, Baroque, Family, German | Comments

So, you've heard of Johann Sebastian. But have you heard of Carl Phillip Emanuel? You will have after listening to this week's episode looking at just a small branch of the musical Bach family tree!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Herz_und_Mund_und_Tat_und_Leben%2C_BWV_147_(Bach%2C_Johann_Sebastian)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Prelude_and_Fugue_in_C_major%2C_BWV_846_(Bach%2C_Johann_Sebastian)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Flute_Sonata_in_E-flat_major%2C_H.545_(Bach%2C_Carl_Philipp_Emanuel)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_in_B-flat_major%2C_H.658_(Bach%2C_Carl_Philipp_Emanuel)

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Episode 69: Soler and the Fandango in D minor

Sunday, February 24th, 2019 classical, Spanish, Baroque | Comments

You can't have a dreary day listening to the sunny piece we're listening to this week! Join us for a discussion of Spanish composer Antonio Soler! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fandango%2C_R.146_(Soler%2C_Antonio)

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Episode 63: Rameau and the Gavotte and Six Variations

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 Piano, Baroque, French | Comments

Music upon music! We're looking at a set of variations again this episode, based on Dukas' muse, Rameau!

 

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_in_A_minor%2C_RCT_5_(Rameau%2C_Jean-Philippe)

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Episode 62: Dukas and the Theme, Interlude, and Finale on a Theme of Rameau

Sunday, November 18th, 2018 Romantic, Turn of the Century, Piano, Baroque | Comments

One hit wonder? We think not! Dukas wrote many works filled with magic and wonder! 

If you would like to hear excerpts from the other composers mentioned in this podcast, here are some selected YouTube links: 

Hindemith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLsDD1SJbjM

Hovhaness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-gVLMNSV_Y

Glass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLhFnmaO_fg

Einaudi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRjNiiTVOys

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Variations%2C_interlude_et_final_sur_un_th%C3%A8me_de_Rameau_(Dukas%2C_Paul)

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Episode 58: Telemann and The Gulliver Suite

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 Baroque, Suite | Comments

Join us for travels far and wide with a Baroque composition by Telemann inspired by a book!

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Intrada-Suite_for_2_Violins_'Gulliver's_Travels'%2C_TWV_40:108_(Telemann%2C_Georg_Philipp)

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Episode 47: Micheal Preatorius and Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 Baroque, German | Comments

Jump in those time machines, we're going way back to the beginning of the Baroque! Praetorius will serenade us with us with his ancient aesthetic.  

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Es_ist_ein_Ros_entsprungen_(Praetorius%2C_Michael)
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Episode 41: Johann Pachelbel and the Magnificat Fugue T. 103

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 Baroque | Comments

How many pieces to do you know by Johann Pachelbel? Just "the one"? Well, join us as we broaden your musical horizons! 

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https://musopen.org/music/43604-magnificat-fugue-t103/
http://imslp.org/wiki/Canon_and_Gigue_in_D_major%2C_P.37_(Pachelbel%2C_Johann)

Episode 33: Tartini and the Devil’s Trill Sonata

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 Baroque | Comments

Get ready for those spooky October nights with some devilishly good music! We have more baroque violin this week, this time from Giuseppe Tartini!

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_in_G_minor%2C_B.g5_'Le_trille_du_diable'_(Tartini%2C_Giuseppe)

Episode 32: Vivaldi and The Autumn Concerto

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Baroque | Comments

We're going back to Baroque this week for a seasonally appropriate work, the Violin Concerto in F Major "Autumn" by Italian composer, Antonio Vivaldi.

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https://musopen.org/music/14910-the-four-seasons-op-8/