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Archive for the ' Romantic' Category

Episode 96: Tell Me About Conductors! feat. Jeremy Cuebas (Part 1)

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 classical, Romantic, interview, Contemporary, Baroque, Concerts | Comments

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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Episode 93: Mini Series- Musical Gadgets: The History of the Humble Metronome

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 classical, Romantic, Contemporary, Science, STEAM | Comments

Welcome to a new mini-series that will introduce you, a music listener, to some tools musicians use behind the scenes! This week we'll be spending our time learning about the rudimentary clock known as the metronome. Be sure to share with a friend! 


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

Sunday, January 26th, 2020 classical, Romantic, Turn of the Century, clarinet, Contemporary, German | Comments

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!


Episode 91: Friedrich Kuhlau and the Three Fantasies for Solo Flute

Sunday, January 12th, 2020 classical, Romantic | Comments

A belated welcome to the new year from the CoffeeHouse Classical! We're kicking off 2020 with a virtuosic solo for the flute written by a musical master who didn't even play the flute! Subscribe, and share with a friend!



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

Sunday, December 29th, 2019 classical, Romantic, Wagner, German | Comments

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!


Episode 89: Nadezhda von Meck, Tchaikovsky’s Patron and Friend

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 classical, Romantic, Russian | Comments

Dear Listeners, 

We bring you today a tale of pen-pals. But it was so much more than that! Listen to learn about money, friendship, and music.

Yours Truly, The CoffeeHouse


Episode 87: Ferruccio Busoni and Fantasia Nach J.S. Bach

Sunday, November 17th, 2019 Romantic, Piano, Baroque | Comments

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


Episode 86: Maurice Ravel and the Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 classical, Romantic, Turn of the Century, Impressionist, Contemporary, Suite, French | Comments

Bonjour! C'est la Chateaux du Cafe! This week we look at Frenchman Maurice Ravel and his whimsical and powerful impressionist masterpiece, Daphnis and Chloe!   


Episode 85: Franz Schubert and the Impromptu in Gb Major

Sunday, October 20th, 2019 classical, Romantic, Piano | Comments

"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! 


Episode 84: Sir Edward Elgar and the Imperial March

Sunday, October 6th, 2019 Romantic, March, Turn of the Century, Piano, English | Comments

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!