Archive for the ' Romantic' Category

What do you do when your students say your pieces are too difficult? Give them the title of "easy"! This week we'll meet Sor and his deceptively simply etudes! Like, and share with a friend! 

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https://imslp.org/wiki/24_Exercices_tr%C3%A8s_faciles%2C_Op.35_(Sor%2C_Fernando)

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It's our 100th episode!!! We are so pleased that you've stuck with us for this long, so we wanted to revisit one of the first composers we ever looked at, Dvorak! Please like, and share with a friend!

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Sonatina%2C_Op.100_(Dvo%C5%99%C3%A1k%2C_Anton%C3%ADn)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Also_sprach_Zarathustra,_Op.30_(Strauss,_Richard)

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Feeling overwhelmed from the day to day current events? What to escape into a peaceful world of sweet violin tones? We have you covered this week as we look into the life of French composer Jules Massenet and his iconic Meditation from Thais. Remember to like and share with a friend!

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Tha%C3%AFs_(Massenet%2C_Jules)

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This week, we're talking about a marvelous melody-maker who deserves some more credit! It's Georges Bizet, and we'll look at at a lesser known work of his, the Roma Symphony. Remember to like and share with a friend!

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Roma_(Bizet%2C_Georges)

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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!

Find Podium Time here: https://podiumtimepod.wordpress.com/

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Le_bourgeois_gentilhomme%2C_LWV_43_(Lully%2C_Jean-Baptiste)

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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! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Samson_et_Dalila%2C_Op.47_(Saint-Sa%C3%ABns%2C_Camille)

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https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Xylo-Ziko/Minimal_1625/Phase_2_1586

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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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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!

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https://imslp.org/wiki/3_Fantaisies_for_Solo_Flute%2C_Op.38_(Kuhlau%2C_Friedrich)

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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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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

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quartet_No.1%2C_Op.11_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Seasons%2C_Op.37a_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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