The CoffeeHouse Classical
Episode 133: The Time Bach Went to Jail, and the E minor Prelude and Fugue

Episode 133: The Time Bach Went to Jail, and the E minor Prelude and Fugue

August 29, 2021

The great composers weren't all goody-goody like you may think they were! This week we'll tell the story of Bach's imprisonment and what he did to deserve such punishment. Like, and share with a friend!

Music:

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

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Episode 92: Max Bruch and Selections from 8 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano

Episode 92: Max Bruch and Selections from 8 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano

January 26, 2020

Welcome to the Modern Era, where you can write music in whatever style you want! Bruch did just that- for his entire life! Be sure to share this episode with a friend!

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/8_Pieces_for_Clarinet%2C_Viola_and_Piano%2C_Op.83_(Bruch%2C_Max)

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

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

December 29, 2019

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 71: Bach & Son Part II: The Solo Flutes of the Bachs

Episode 71: Bach & Son Part II: The Solo Flutes of the Bachs

March 24, 2019

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

Episode 70: Bach & Son, Part I: JS and CPE

March 10, 2019

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 68: The Schumanns Part II: Robert Schumann and 4 Sketches for Pedal Piano

Episode 68: The Schumanns Part II: Robert Schumann and 4 Sketches for Pedal Piano

February 10, 2019

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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Episode 67: The Schumanns Part I: Clara Schumann and Scherzo No. 2

Episode 67: The Schumanns Part I: Clara Schumann and Scherzo No. 2

January 27, 2019

Welcome to our next mini-series, this time on the married couple Clara and Robert Schumann! We're kicking it off this episode with a look at Clara's life and beautiful music!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Scherzo_No.2%2C_Op.14_(Schumann%2C_Clara)

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Episode 49: The Musical Mendelssohns, Part I

Episode 49: The Musical Mendelssohns, Part I

June 3, 2018

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)

Episode 47: Micheal Preatorius and Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming

Episode 47: Micheal Preatorius and Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming

May 6, 2018

Jump in those time machines, we're going way back to the beginning of the Baroque! Praetorius will serenade us with us with his ancient aesthetic.  

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Es_ist_ein_Ros_entsprungen_(Praetorius%2C_Michael)
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Episode 44: Beethoven and Symphony No. 9, “Choral”

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

March 25, 2018

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/

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