The CoffeeHouse Classical

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10
Mar 2019
Posted in classical, Baroque, Family, German by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

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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24
Feb 2019
Posted in classical, Spanish, Baroque by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

You can't have a dreary day listening to the sunny piece we're listening to this week! Join us for a discussion of Spanish composer Antonio Soler! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fandango%2C_R.146_(Soler%2C_Antonio)

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10
Feb 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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27
Jan 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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13
Jan 2019
Posted in clarinet, interview, Contemporary, Concerts by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

 Welcome to the New Year! Today, we have a very special interview with musician extraordinaire, Emily Kerski! She'll talk to us about attending concerts, discovering new music, and teaching. Links discussed in the episode are listed below:

Episode Resources:

Emily Kerski: http://egkerski.wixsite.com/emilykerski/contact

Thomas Lack: https://www.thomaslack.com/

Benjamin Wallfisch: https://www.benjaminwallfisch.com/

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDiD8F9ItX0

I Care If You Listen: https://www.icareifyoulisten.com/

Ensemble Dal Niente: http://www.dalniente.com/

Eighth blackbird: https://www.eighthblackbird.org/

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE): https://www.iceorg.org/

Cacophony Magazine: http://cacophonymag.com/

Modern Reeds: https://www.facebook.com/modernreeds/

Music:

Veiled Entropy used with composer and performer permission.

 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.2%2C_Op.27_(Rachmaninoff%2C_Sergei)

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https://freepd.com/epic.php

 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Clarinet_Duet_2_(Reintjes%2C_Roy)

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31
Dec 2018
Posted in holiday, Holiday Special by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Let's wrap up 2018 the right way with holiday trivia to share at your New Year's Eve party! We'll tell you why you are obligated to sing Auld Lang Syne at the start of every new year! 

Thanks for a great 2018! Please share us with a friend or two so 2019 can be even better!

Music:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Auld_Lang_Syne_New_Year%27s_Eve.ogg

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http://freemusicarchive.org/curator/FMA/blog/Some_Auld_Lang_Synes_For_You

 


16
Dec 2018
Posted in holiday, Holiday Special, Concerts by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Why should you go to a holiday concert? Why do we even have holiday concerts? We'll explore these questions and more on this week's episode! Happy Holidays, everyone!

And tune back on MONDAY DECEMBER 31st for our final episode of 2018!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/The_First_Nowell_(Rondeau%2C_Michel)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Carol_of_the_Bells_(Leontovych%2C_Mykola)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite)%2C_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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2
Dec 2018
Posted in Piano, Baroque, French by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Music upon music! We're looking at a set of variations again this episode, based on Dukas' muse, Rameau!

 

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_in_A_minor%2C_RCT_5_(Rameau%2C_Jean-Philippe)

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18
Nov 2018

One hit wonder? We think not! Dukas wrote many works filled with magic and wonder! 

If you would like to hear excerpts from the other composers mentioned in this podcast, here are some selected YouTube links: 

Hindemith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLsDD1SJbjM

Hovhaness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-gVLMNSV_Y

Glass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLhFnmaO_fg

Einaudi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRjNiiTVOys

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Variations%2C_interlude_et_final_sur_un_th%C3%A8me_de_Rameau_(Dukas%2C_Paul)

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4
Nov 2018
Posted in Romantic by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Look! Up there! It's a castle! Oh, you can't see it? Don't worry, Smetana will describe it to you in song form in this week's episode!

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Vy%C5%A1ehrad%2C_JB_1:112%2F1_(Smetana%2C_Bed%C5%99ich)

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