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The CoffeeHouse Classical

Caution: Contents may be historical, but they’re still hot! We’re serving the classics!
20
May 2018

Be careful out in those forests this summer! As Edward MacDowell shows us in this week's piece, they can be pretty scary places!

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_No.1%2C_Op.42_(MacDowell%2C_Edward)
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6
May 2018

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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22
Apr 2018
Posted in Romantic, Waltz, Piano by coffeehouseclassical at 8:30 am

Roll out the red carpet, we've got a real romantic rock star on the podcast today! 

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Mephisto_Waltz_No.1%2C_S.514_(Liszt%2C_Franz)
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8
Apr 2018

We have a fantastique episode to share with you this week, filled with cunning plans, plot twists, and demonic dances! 

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphonie_fantastique,_H_48_(Berlioz,_Hector)

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25
Mar 2018

What a joy it is to be presenting one of the worlds greatest composers of all time: Ludwig van Beethoven and his extraordinary final symphony, the "Choral" Symphony. 

Music: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
https://musopen.org/music/2571-symphony-no-9-in-dm-op-125/

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11
Mar 2018

Look out! This episode is bursting with music fun in the form of a brand new genre (for the time)- the tone poem! We'll see how Richard Strauss made history with this new form as we go on an adventure with his Don Juan. 

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/Don_Juan,_Op.20_(Strauss,_Richard)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphonie_fantastique,_H_48_(Berlioz,_Hector)

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25
Feb 2018
Posted in Romantic, symphony, German by coffeehouseclassical at 7:53 am

He's the new "it" guy in recent years. This once overlooked and snubbed composer gets the attention he deserves this week as we look into the first movement of his first symphony. 

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.1_(Mahler,_Gustav)
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11
Feb 2018
Posted in Baroque by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

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

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
https://musopen.org/music/43604-magnificat-fugue-t103/
http://imslp.org/wiki/Canon_and_Gigue_in_D_major%2C_P.37_(Pachelbel%2C_Johann)

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28
Jan 2018
Posted in classical, Romantic, Piano by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

What do you think it would be like to personally know both Mozart and Beethoven? Our composer this week, Johann Hummel, certainly knew! Check out this lesser known rockstar and his Rondo in Eb Major!

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/Rondo_in_E-flat_major%2C_Op.11_(Hummel%2C_Johann_Nepomuk)

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14
Jan 2018
Posted in Romantic, Overture by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Welcome back to the CoffeeHouse for our first episode in 2018! We're taking a look at Verdi who followed his destiny to become one of the greatest Italian opera composers to ever live, as we can see with his Force of Destiny Overture.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/La_forza_del_destino_(Verdi,_Giuseppe)

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