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Archive for December 2017


Episode 38: Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Suite (Holiday Special)

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 Romantic, holiday, Russian, Holiday Special, Suite | Comments

We have an early Christmas present for you, our dear listeners: a holiday special about everyone's go-to classical holiday music, The Nutcracker! We hope everyone has a happy holiday season. We're going to take a little break ourselves and will return to you on January 14, 2018.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite),_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky,_Pyotr)

Episode 37: Emmanuel Chabrier and Espana Rhapsody for Orchestra

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 DefaultTag | Comments

Come along with us to an auditory Spanish festival with this French piece! Think we don't know geography? Tell that to the French impressionists.

 Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/Espa%C3%B1a_(Chabrier,_Emmanuel)

Episode 36: Dvorak and String Quartet No 12, Mvt. IV

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 DefaultTag | Comments

This week on the CoffeeHouse we're taking a look at a real American show stopper in a classic episode. 

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quartet_No.12%2C_Op.96_(Dvo%C5%99%C3%A1k%2C_Anton%C3%ADn)
https://musopen.org/music/4571-slavonic-dances-op-46/
http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.9,_Op.95_(Dvo%C5%99%C3%A1k,_Anton%C3%ADn)