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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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Episode 69: Soler and the Fandango in D minor

Sunday, February 24th, 2019 classical, Spanish, Baroque | Comments

You can't have a dreary day listening to the sunny piece we're listening to this week! Join us for a discussion of Spanish composer Antonio Soler! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fandango%2C_R.146_(Soler%2C_Antonio)

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Episode 59: Concert Chat- Outdoor Concerts

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 classical, Concerts | Comments

As Autumn sets in (but there's still some warm weather in the air!) we'll discuss the magic of outdoor concerts! And enjoy this video of the watery outdoor performance we reference in the show: https://www.facebook.com/1458724191006028/videos/1513327175545729/

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Stars_and_Stripes_Forever_(Sousa,_John_Philip)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.6%2C_Op.68_(Beethoven%2C_Ludwig_van)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.5%2C_Op.107_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)

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Episode 56: Burgmuller and his Piano Etudes

Sunday, August 26th, 2018 classical, Romantic, Piano | Comments

We all have to start somewhere, right? Join us this week as we learn about how to learn with piano etudes! 

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/25_%C3%89tudes_faciles_et_progressives%2C_Op.100_(Burgm%C3%BCller%2C_Friedrich)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/IMSLP:Creative_Commons_Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike_4.0

Episode 54: The Mozarts, Part III

Sunday, July 29th, 2018 classical, Family | Comments

Surprise! The Mozart family is the gift that keeps on giving! Here is one more week's worth of fascinating info about the Mozart family, this time directed to W. A. Mozart's sister, Nannerl!

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Minuet_in_G_major,_K.1/1e_(Mozart,_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Sonata_No.11_in_A_major%2C_K.331%2F300i_(Mozart%2C_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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Episode 53: W. A. Mozart, Part II

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 classical | Comments

Well, here we are again! We hope you enjoy this Part II of our look into the extraordinary Mozart, just one week after we started this mini-series! Remeber to subscribe on your favorite podcast access site and share episode links with your friends!

 

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Divertimento_in_F_major%2C_K.138%2F125c_(Mozart%2C_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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Episode 52: W. A. Mozart, Part I

Sunday, July 15th, 2018 classical | Comments

It's the CoffeeHouse's 2nd birthday, and to celebrate we're bringing you the history of one of the most well known and greatest composers to ever live, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! Enjoy, and listen in JUST ONE WEEK to Part II of our Mozart spectacular! 

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Divertimento_in_F_major%2C_K.138%2F125c_(Mozart%2C_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Eine_kleine_Nachtmusik%2C_K.525_(Mozart%2C_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Sonata_No.11_in_A_major,_K.331/300i_(Mozart,_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Requiem_in_D_minor,_K.626_(Mozart,_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

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Episode 44: Beethoven and Symphony No. 9, “Choral”

Sunday, March 25th, 2018 classical, Romantic, symphony, Vocal, German | Comments

What a joy it is to be presenting one of the worlds greatest composers of all time: Ludwig van Beethoven and his extraordinary final symphony, the "Choral" Symphony. 

Music: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
https://musopen.org/music/2571-symphony-no-9-in-dm-op-125/