The CoffeeHouse Classical

Caution: Contents may be historical, but they’re still hot! We’re serving the classics!
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Feb 2020

Welcome to a new mini-series that will introduce you, a music listener, to some tools musicians use behind the scenes! This week we'll be spending our time learning about the rudimentary clock known as the metronome. Be sure to share with a friend! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Samson_et_Dalila%2C_Op.47_(Saint-Sa%C3%ABns%2C_Camille)

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https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Xylo-Ziko/Minimal_1625/Phase_2_1586

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26
Jan 2020

Welcome to the Modern Era, where you can write music in whatever style you want! Bruch did just that- for his entire life! Be sure to share this episode with a friend!

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/8_Pieces_for_Clarinet%2C_Viola_and_Piano%2C_Op.83_(Bruch%2C_Max)

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12
Jan 2020

A belated welcome to the new year from the CoffeeHouse Classical! We're kicking off 2020 with a virtuosic solo for the flute written by a musical master who didn't even play the flute! Subscribe, and share with a friend!

Music

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/3_Fantaisies_for_Solo_Flute%2C_Op.38_(Kuhlau%2C_Friedrich)

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29
Dec 2019

Once upon a time there lived a king deep in the heart of the Bavarian forests. He loved music and stories and wanted to make a difference in world. Like so many who try to do the impossible, he was thought to be insane! Learn about King Ludwig II in this week's edition of the CoffeeHouse!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Der_fliegende_Holl%C3%A4nder%2C_WWV_63_(Wagner%2C_Richard)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Die_Walk%C3%BCre%2C_WWV_86B_(Wagner%2C_Richard)

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Nov 2019

Bonjour! C'est la Chateaux du Cafe! This week we look at Frenchman Maurice Ravel and his whimsical and powerful impressionist masterpiece, Daphnis and Chloe!   

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Daphnis_et_Chlo%C3%A9_Suite_No.2_(Ravel%2C_Maurice)

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20
Oct 2019

"I like playing in F major, but I like singing in F#!" ~Tim Minchin

Appropriate this week as our piece is in Gb! Schubert's lovely, if challenging, music had a lasting impact! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/4_Impromptus,_D.899_(Schubert,_Franz)

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6
Oct 2019

A lack of good native composers had been the phantom menace to the English people until Sir Edward Elgar came on the scene! He brought about the return of "good" English music and provided a new hope for the composers who came after him! Be sure to subscribe and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Imperial_March%2C_Op.32_(Elgar%2C_Edward)

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