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Archive for December 2019


Episode 90: King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Patron of the Arts

Sunday, December 29th, 2019 classical, Romantic, Wagner, German | Comments

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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Episode 89: Nadezhda von Meck, Tchaikovsky’s Patron and Friend

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 classical, Romantic, Russian | Comments

Dear Listeners, 

We bring you today a tale of pen-pals. But it was so much more than that! Listen to learn about money, friendship, and music.

Yours Truly, The CoffeeHouse

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quartet_No.1%2C_Op.11_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Seasons%2C_Op.37a_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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Episode 88: Ferdinando di Medici, Patron of the Arts

Sunday, December 1st, 2019 classical, Renaissance, Baroque | Comments

Today's episode is sponsored by "history", the world's number one creator of events, peoples, places, and things. We thank "history" for bringing us today's story about Ferdinando di Medici and his love of the arts.

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Exultate_Deo_(Scarlatti%2C_Alessandro)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Il_Pompeo_(Scarlatti%2C_Alessandro)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Rinaldo%2C_HWV_7b_(Handel%2C_George_Frideric)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Agrippina%2C_HWV_6_(Handel%2C_George_Frideric)

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