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Episode 96: Tell Me About Conductors! feat. Jeremy Cuebas (Part 1)

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 classical, Romantic, interview, Contemporary, Baroque, Concerts | Comments

Not just anyone can stand in front of a crowd of people and wave their hands in the air! And we're not just taking about mimes. The skills of a music conductor are unique and are what hold most music together! We're joined by Jeremy Cuebas of the Podium Time Podcast to discuss the history and art of conducting. Be sure to like and share with a friend!

Find Podium Time here: https://podiumtimepod.wordpress.com/

Music:

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Le_bourgeois_gentilhomme%2C_LWV_43_(Lully%2C_Jean-Baptiste)

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Episode 94: Mini Series- Musical Gadgets: The Terrific Tuner

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 classical, Gregorian Chant, Baroque, Concerts, Science, STEAM | Comments

Try to temper your excitement; this week we're talking all about tuners and tuning! Get on our wavelength! 

A Youtube video about the strobe tuner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aOUv46LfEM

Music:

https://archive.org/details/OrchestraTuning

https://imslp.org/wiki/Das_wohltemperierte_Klavier_I%2C_BWV_846-869_(Bach%2C_Johann_Sebastian)

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https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blear_Moon/Fallow/Blear_Moon_-_Fallow_-_10_Chod_1142

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Recordare_mei_(Gregorian_Chant)

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https://archive.org/details/SolfeggioFrequencies-PureSineWaves-HealingTones/417.wav

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Nabucco_(Verdi%2C_Giuseppe)

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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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Episode 87: Ferruccio Busoni and Fantasia Nach J.S. Bach

Sunday, November 17th, 2019 Romantic, Piano, Baroque | Comments

We're just in love the Baroque era, there's something so Romantic about it! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fantasia_nach_J.S._Bach%2C_BV_253_(Busoni%2C_Ferruccio) 

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Episode 83: George Freidrich Handel and the Concerto Grosso in A major

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 Baroque | Comments

A baroque concerto grosso? Sounds like it could be a big mess! But it's we promise it's not broken or gross, it's well Handel-ed in this week's episode!

Music: 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Concerto_Grosso_in_A_major%2C_HWV_329_(Handel%2C_George_Frideric)

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Episode 82: Carl Freidrich Abel and the Sonata in G major for Viola da Gamba

Sunday, September 8th, 2019 classical, Baroque | Comments

Are you able to play the viola da gamba? Abel was, with great virtuosity! Join us this week to learn about this old baroque instrument and the wonderful music it can produce!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Viola_da_Gamba_Sonata_in_G_major%2C_WK_155_(Abel%2C_Carl_Friedrich)

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Episode 80: Bartolomeo Cristofori and A New Keyboard Instrument

Sunday, August 11th, 2019 Piano, Baroque, Science, STEAM | Comments

Can you guess what instrument we're talking about this week? Hint: it's probably the most popular and influential instrument in the world, and it didn't even come on the scene until the late Baroque era when Cristofori invented it! 

Music:

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Keyboard_Sonata_in_E_major%2C_K.380_(Scarlatti%2C_Domenico)

https://imslp.org/wiki/Keyboard_Sonata_in_D_minor%2C_K.517_(Scarlatti%2C_Domenico)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Concerto_No.5%2C_Op.73_(Beethoven%2C_Ludwig_van)

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Episode 79: Antonio Stradivari: The History of a Luthier

Sunday, July 28th, 2019 classical, Contemporary, Baroque | Comments

This week, we're looking at perhaps the most famous instrument maker in history, Antonio Stradivari, maker of the legendary Stradivarius violins that are still sought after today!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_No.9%2C_Op.47_(Beethoven%2C_Ludwig_van)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_in_D_minor%2C_Op.5_No.12_'La_Folia'_(Corelli%2C_Arcangelo)

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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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