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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!

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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Welcome to Part II of the Schumanns! This week we look at Robert's side of the Schumann story and also learn about the organ! It will be a grand time!

YouTube video about organs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2GFPM-pwB8

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/4_Skizzen_f%C3%BCr_den_Pedalfl%C3%BCgel%2C_Op.58_(Schumann%2C_Robert)

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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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It's our 50th episode! And we're celebrating with lots and LOTS of music talk and listening! Cuddle up with your favorite coffeehouse beverage and enjoy Part II on Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn! 

If you would like to read Dr. Bach's dissertation about the Trios in today's episode, it can be found here: https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:63939

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http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Trio_No.1%2C_Op.49_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)

http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Trio%2C_Op.11_(Hensel%2C_Fanny)

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Who were Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn? Find out here on the CoffeeHouse in Part I of our deep dive into the Mendelssohn lives!

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http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Trio_No.1%2C_Op.49_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Trio%2C_Op.11_(Hensel%2C_Fanny)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.5,_Op.107_(Mendelssohn,_Felix)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Lieder_ohne_Worte%2C_Op.19b_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)

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*This episode is being updated and is temporarily unavailable!*

A happy Father's Day to all our listeners out there! We have a holiday special of sorts today featuring a bunch of Bachs! You didn't know there was more than one? Well, there are actually more than 70! Listen to this episode for a deeper look into the lives of 4 members of this musical dynasty. 

*EDIT* This piece missed getting in the credits: The Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, Mvt I. Allegro was performed by Henryk Szeryng, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Michala Petri, Heinz Holliger & André Bernard.

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