Archive for the 'Baroque' Category

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!

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

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

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

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

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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!

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

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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!

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

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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! 

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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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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!

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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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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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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!

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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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