The CoffeeHouse Classical

Caution: Contents may be historical, but they’re still hot! We’re serving the classics!
2
Jun 2019
Posted in Romantic, Piano by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

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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19
May 2019
Posted in Waltz, Impressionist, Satie, Piano, French by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

Q: What has a one room apartment with umbrellas, newspapers, pianos, and castles? 

A: French composer, Erik Satie! Learn all about his eccentric life in this week's episode!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fantaisie-valse_(Satie%2C_Erik)

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5
May 2019
Posted in Romantic, Russian by coffeehouseclassical at 8:45 am

We're in Russia again! And we're keeping it just among friends, this time looking at Borodin's good fried Mussorgsky!

 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Khovanshchina_(Mussorgsky%2C_Modest)

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21
Apr 2019

Borodin was a scientist, but he had a fondness and knack for music. One of his many gifts to the world was the opera Prince Igor. Is it E-gor or I-gor? Let us know if we said it wrong! 

 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Prince_Igor_(Borodin%2C_Aleksandr)

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7
Apr 2019

Hello, and welcome to the CoffeeHouse! Join us for another friendly chat, this time about the pros and cons of a variety of venues.

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Lyric_Pieces%2C_Op.65_(Grieg%2C_Edvard)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/In_Nature's_Realm%2C_Op.91_(Dvo%C5%99%C3%A1k%2C_Anton%C3%ADn)

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1
Apr 2019

Happy April Fool's day to you! Throughout our many episodes, we've amassed quite a backlog of good goofs from our recording sessions. We're sharing a select few here for your pleasure. We hope it brings a smile to your face today!

Tune in This Sunday for our next regularly scheduled episode! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quintet_in_E_major%2C_G.275_(Boccherini%2C_Luigi)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quintet_in_E_major%2C_G.275_(Boccherini%2C_Luigi)

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24
Mar 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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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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