Baroque music

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, ...

Outside Lands 2017: 10 must-see musical acts - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:54

Outside Lands 2017: 10 must-see musical acts
San Francisco Chronicle
As the Lemon Twigs, the siblings from Long Island channel their love of obscure and baroque '70s pop into the debut album, “Do Hollywood.” Now you can see them do the bay. Aidin Vaziri is The San Francisco Chronicle's pop music critic. E-mail: ...

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Chamber music society presents baroque concert in Rochester - Mountaintimes

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:45

Chamber music society presents baroque concert in Rochester
Mountaintimes
Sunday, Aug. 6, 4 p.m.—ROCHESTER— The Rochester Chamber Music Society in association with the Vermont Festival of The Arts will present a baroque concert on period instruments, Sunday, Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. at the Federated Church of Rochester. Artistic ...

Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel – Ensemble Marsyas/Peter Whelan album review: Baroque music gem - Irish Times

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:01

Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel – Ensemble Marsyas/Peter Whelan album review: Baroque music gem
Irish Times
If you like baroque music that celebrates the sound of horns then this CD is for you. The music, mostly concerti grossi, is by Handel and a little-known Italian, Francesco Barsanti. The two composers' paths crossed in London and their music was in ...

Machine Love: SchneidersLaden - Resident Advisor

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57

Resident Advisor

Machine Love: SchneidersLaden
Resident Advisor
But as their popularity grew, their reputation became more complicated: modular synthesisers make you more interested in complex patches than finishing music; modular synthesisers are a hipster, male-dominated fad; modular synthesisers are emblematic ...

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San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2017-18 Season - Broadway World

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:37

San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2017-18 Season
Broadway World
Based in the Bay Area, Agave Baroque specializes in string chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries. Agave has received numerous awards and accolades, and gained local and national attention for its "rapturous music," "brilliant... profound playing ...

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Exceptional Swiss 'Angels' sing Schein as part of Bach festival - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:00

Vancouver Sun

Exceptional Swiss 'Angels' sing Schein as part of Bach festival
Vancouver Sun
Schein (1586—1630) was an early baroque master, one of that generation of northern musicians who had the misfortune to live and work during the early part of the Thirty Years War, perhaps not the best of times for the florid new style from Italy to ...

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Alcina Review - Santa Fe Reporter

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 16:33

Alcina Review
Santa Fe Reporter
“Great baroque music and one of the most fun productions I've seen on this stage.” The story of Alcina originated with Ludovico Ariosto's 1532 poem “Orlando Furioso,” featuring God, the Archangel Michael, Charlemagne and Merlin. Italian composer ...

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'Music from Land's End' at Church of the Good Shepherd - Wicked Local Wareham

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:03

Wicked Local Wareham

'Music from Land's End' at Church of the Good Shepherd
Wicked Local Wareham
WAREHAM – Music from Mikis Theodorakis, Robert Schumann, Mozart and more filled the aisles at Church of the Good Shepherd as “Music from Land's End” brought its annual summer program here Sunday night. ... and has been principal cellist in the ...

Metropolitan Hilarion reveals his orchestra conducting talents at Italian music festival - TASS

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 07:23

Metropolitan Hilarion reveals his orchestra conducting talents at Italian music festival
TASS
Metropolitan Hilarion created his composition in 2009. He is considered to be the creator of the Russian spiritual oratorio genre which is based on liturgical texts and combines the elements of Russian liturgical singing and musical baroque, as well as ...

UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble Record CD, Play New York - UKNow (press release)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 04:44

UKNow (press release)

UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble Record CD, Play New York
UKNow (press release)
Their repertoire included many staples of the Baroque era as well as some new compositions and arrangements by Jason Dovel, director UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble and assistant professor in the UK School of Music. The group plans to release the CD, ...

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UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble Record CD, Play New York - UKNow (press release)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 04:44

UKNow (press release)

UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble Record CD, Play New York
UKNow (press release)
Their repertoire included many staples of the Baroque era as well as some new compositions and arrangements by Jason Dovel, director UK Baroque Trumpet Ensemble and assistant professor in the UK School of Music. The group plans to release the CD, ...

Staunton Music Festival begins 20th season Aug. 11 - Staunton News Leader

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 07:25

Staunton News Leader

Staunton Music Festival begins 20th season Aug. 11
Staunton News Leader
The audience watches a Staunton Music Festival free noontime performance at Trinity Episcopal Church on Aug. 17, 2016. Now in its 20th season, planned activities include 30 public concerts in historic venues throughout downtown Staunton Aug. 11-20.

Local couple founds new baroque opera in North Texas - Denton Record Chronicle

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 00:29

Denton Record Chronicle

Local couple founds new baroque opera in North Texas
Denton Record Chronicle
When people in Denton talk about a DIY music scene, they almost always mean rock and roll, punk or some experimental offshoot. Denton residents and musicians Eric Smith and Miguel Cantu IV have applied the microbudget-plus-passion to early music.

By Design - New York Times

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 18:00

New York Times

By Design
New York Times
115A: A partita is an early form of sonata. This one is for keyboard and I love this performance by the great Russian pianist Tatiana Nikolayeva. It's a very Romantic treatment of Baroque music, so purists may not be as fond of it. They've been warned.

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