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 120: Felix Mendelssohn and the Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III

Episode 120: Felix Mendelssohn and the Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III

February 28, 2021

We're visiting an old friend of the show- Felix Mendelssohn! Join us for a dive into his Piano Concerto No. 2! Be sure to like, and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Concerto_No.2%2C_Op.40_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)

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Episode 115: Sergey Lyapunov and Chanteurs de Noël from Fêtes de Noël

Episode 115: Sergey Lyapunov and Chanteurs de Noël from Fêtes de Noël

December 13, 2020

It's getting to be the time of year where sparkling lights adorn green trees set against a background of snow. Join us for a cozy episode this week about Lypunov and his take on Russian Christmas music!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/F%C3%AAtes_de_No%C3%ABl%2C_Op.41_(Lyapunov%2C_Sergey)

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Episode 101: Leopold Godowsky and selections from Triakontameron

Episode 101: Leopold Godowsky and selections from Triakontameron

May 31, 2020

Stories, diseases, music, and history! This episode of the CoffeeHouse has it all! Join us for some vignettes during these trying time with Godowsky's Triakontameron. Like, and share with a friend!

Music: 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Triakontameron_(Godowsky%2C_Leopold)

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Episode 95: Manuel de Falla and Nights in the Gardens of Spain

Episode 95: Manuel de Falla and Nights in the Gardens of Spain

March 8, 2020

We hope you've had a nice siesta, because now it's time to awaken and take a night tour of the Gardens of Spain! Join us and our musical guide de Falla this week on the CoffeeHouse! Like and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Noches_en_los_Jardines_de_Espa%C3%B1a_(Falla,_Manuel_de)

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Episode 87: Ferruccio Busoni and Fantasia Nach J.S. Bach
Episode 85: Franz Schubert and the Impromptu in Gb Major

Episode 85: Franz Schubert and the Impromptu in Gb Major

October 20, 2019

"I like playing in F major, but I like singing in F#!" ~Tim Minchin

Appropriate this week as our piece is in Gb! Schubert's lovely, if challenging, music had a lasting impact! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/4_Impromptus,_D.899_(Schubert,_Franz)

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Episode 84: Sir Edward Elgar and the Imperial March

Episode 84: Sir Edward Elgar and the Imperial March

October 6, 2019

A lack of good native composers had been the phantom menace to the English people until Sir Edward Elgar came on the scene! He brought about the return of "good" English music and provided a new hope for the composers who came after him! Be sure to subscribe and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Imperial_March%2C_Op.32_(Elgar%2C_Edward)

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Episode 80: Bartolomeo Cristofori and A New Keyboard Instrument
Episode 76: Arthur de Greef and the Perpetual Motion Etude

Episode 76: Arthur de Greef and the Perpetual Motion Etude

June 2, 2019

Arthur de Greef is a little known musical gem. And he'll challenge you to perform with your left hand like never before! 

 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Nouvelles_%C3%A9tudes_de_concert_(Greef%2C_Arthur_de)

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