Baroque music

Johann Sebastian Bach (født 21. marts 1685 i Eisenach, død 28. juli 1750 i Leipzig) var en tysk komponist og organist. Hans far, Johann Ambrosius Bach, var bymusiker i Eisenach. Fire af Johann Sebastian Bachs børn blev musikere og komponister. Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (22. november 1710 – 1. juli 1784), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8. marts 1714 – 14. december 1788), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21. juni 1732 – 26. januar 1795) og Johann Christian Bach (5. september 1735 – 1. januar 1782). Bach giftede sig 1707 med sin kusine Maria Barbara Bach, som døde 1719. I december 1721 giftede han sig med Anna Magdalene Wülken. Bach fik 11 sønner og ni døtre.

Burning River Baroque letting listeners choose their own adventure with 'At a Crossroads' (preview) - cleveland.com (blog)

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:13

cleveland.com (blog)

Burning River Baroque letting listeners choose their own adventure with 'At a Crossroads' (preview)
cleveland.com (blog)
Unless, of course, you're Burning River Baroque co-founder Malina Rauschenfels, in which case you see a flaw in how much early music is presented. In her opinion, and that of her partner, Paula Maust, the music of the 17th and early 18th centuries ...

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra to play weekend concert - Kenai Peninsula Online

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:04

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra to play weekend concert
Kenai Peninsula Online
It also includes a harpsichord part playing a continuo — a Baroque music feature combining chords and a bassline. In the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra's version, the continuo will be the harpsichord voice of an electronic keyboard. Alaska has only one ...

Early Music Now Reports Record-Setting 30th Anniversary Season - urbanmilwaukee (press release)

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:07

Early Music Now Reports Record-Setting 30th Anniversary Season
urbanmilwaukee (press release)
EMN is the only music presenter in the Midwest and one of the few in the country that focuses exclusively on the regular presentation of world-class performers of Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque music in intriguing concerts and educational ...

At 70, Body Modification Artist ORLAN Is Still Reinventing Herself - Artsy

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:53

Artsy

At 70, Body Modification Artist ORLAN Is Still Reinventing Herself
Artsy
The kiss, which was accompanied by baroque music, would last for two or three seconds and end with an ear-splitting siren. Taking on the role of both Madonna and whore, woman and (slot) machine, Le baiser de l'artiste was one of ORLAN's earliest ...

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season - Broadway World

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:32

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season
Broadway World
... numerous Bach cantatas and Mozart Requiem with Music of the Baroque (Chicago); Handel'sSolomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie in Holland; Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie and the Yale Philharmonia; Bach's Christmas Oratorio and ...

Wonderbound returns to Vail Dance Festival for two performances - Vail Daily News

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:17

Vail Daily News

Wonderbound returns to Vail Dance Festival for two performances
Vail Daily News
"A Dangerous Liaison" is a mixture of thought-provoking, self-indulgent humor with a fusion of baroque music and contemporary dance. The daring artistry exposes the dance company's innovation, vulnerability, courage and mastery of choreography. "We are ...

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Music review: Dunedin Consort - The Scotsman

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 08:59

The Scotsman

Music review: Dunedin Consort
The Scotsman
'Stylus phantasticus', the name given to the type of early baroque music written by Buxtehude, might well be applied not just to the sound-world of his highly embellished A major Sonata for strings, but to everything the incomparable Dunedin Consort ...

Friday August 11th – Senso di Voce Revisits Silo City by Jan Jezioro - Artvoice

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:34

Friday August 11th – Senso di Voce Revisits Silo City by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Last year's concert focused on Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music from the Western canon intertwined with contemporary improvisations. The two concerts this year explore the connections between these early Western musical traditions and those of ...

Dunedin Consort gives ingenious insight into the rich world of early Baroque, plus... August's best classical concerts - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:15

Telegraph.co.uk

Dunedin Consort gives ingenious insight into the rich world of early Baroque, plus... August's best classical concerts
Telegraph.co.uk
The Dunedin Consort, Scotland's leading Baroque ensemble, launched the International Festival's Queen's Hall chamber music series in fine style. It began with John Butt, the consort's director, at the harpsichord playing a deeply strange piece ...

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque - Aspen Times

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:00

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque
Aspen Times
Baroque music inspired Philip Glass' second violin concerto, "The American Four Seasons," a direct reflection of Vivaldi's familiar classic. In his recital Thursday in Harris Hall, violinist Robert McDuffie used the unaccompanied prologue and "songs ...

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:46

Los Angeles Times

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system
Los Angeles Times
Pálfalvi's own proclamation came two years ago with his venturesome first recording, “Agitato,” in which he pairs Baroque music with striking contemporary pieces and reveals himself to be a young musician with an uncommon combination of elegance and ...

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach - Berkeleyside

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:06

Berkeleyside

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach
Berkeleyside
But change was in the air, and with China opening up to the world and a rising generation of Chinese musicians, Pontzious and violin legend and conductor Yehudi Menuhin decided to launch the Asian Youth Orchestra in 1987. It took several years to get ...

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Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival - Straight.com

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:34

Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival
Straight.com
We usually associate the arts of the Baroque era with Europe. However, they were also vibrantly alive across the Atlantic—as the Vancouver Bach Festival presentation Music of Missions and Mysteries: Latin American Baroque attests. Works by composers ...

Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit' - The Guardian

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:02

The Guardian

Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit'
The Guardian
And there are other areas – they have played no baroque music in recent years, and very little Haydn and Mozart – where I can be of use.” Rattle is being modest; and as for the LSO, which in the past decade has had eight years of fly-in-fly-out ...

Baking Focaccia With Vivaldi - The Awl

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:41

Baking Focaccia With Vivaldi
The Awl
So let's talk about Antonio Vivaldi who is, given his birth year of 1678, not at all a classical composer but in fact a Baroque composer. Baroque! New territory! This is good and exciting for you and for me. Baroque was the form of music that came ...

A Masterful Musical Workout for Mind, Body, and Soul - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:01

A Masterful Musical Workout for Mind, Body, and Soul
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Behind the cellist's exuberant playing, Ms. Stevens' accompaniment was a very orderly dance tune that harkened back to the Baroque period. Romantic composers would return counterpoint to art music, it having been downplayed during the Classical period.

Baroque Orchestra to launch Summer Music Festival this Sunday - New Jersey Hills

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:22

New Jersey Hills

Baroque Orchestra to launch Summer Music Festival this Sunday
New Jersey Hills
Maestro Robert Butts of Madison will conduct the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey in a concert performance of Puccini's “La Boheme” at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 6, at the College of Saint Elizabeth in the opener of the orchestra's 2017 Summer Music Festival.
Dates announced for 2017 Ardee Baroque FestivalThis Is Ardee

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Danny L Harle - Tiny Mix Tapes

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:39

Tiny Mix Tapes

Danny L Harle
Tiny Mix Tapes
Danny L Harle is one of the most celebrated artists on the PC Music label, based on a string of deadly singles and collaborations with everyone from Panda Bear and Tinashe to Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX. His first single, “Broken Flowers,” was what ...

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Coburn Music hosts Baroque series - Tahoe Weekly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:30

Tahoe Weekly

Coburn Music hosts Baroque series
Tahoe Weekly
Get ready Truckee, local born, Julliard-trained Lindsay McIntosh, founder of Coburn Music, is organizing the inaugural Baroque summer pop-up concert series. And it is tres HIP, meaning historically informed performances that are period ensembles, not ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:54

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
“Mass in B Minor.” Works by Bach. 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St., S.F. “Baroque Marathon.” 3 and 8 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Aug. 7-8, “King Arthur.” Purcell opera. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., Aug. 10-11; “Bach and Sons: Sinfonias, ...

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