Sunday Baroque

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

May 21, 2016

If you think music from the Baroque era is “out of this world” then you’re REALLY going to like the music on Sunday Baroque this weekend! You’ll travel to the stars through a lively 17th century Spanish piece, and make a heavenly journey thanks to sacred music by Claudio Monteverdi. You’ll even hear a concerto by an Italian Baroque composer who had a supernova named after him!

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Apr 12, 2016

“Capriccio” is a musical term for a lighthearted and whimsical instrumental composition with an improvisatory style and a free form. Capriccios are spontaneous and capricious  – not constrained by strict rules or musical forms! This weekend on Sunday Baroque, a Capriccio composed by a baroque musician for his royal employer’s hunting outings.

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Apr 1, 2016

Long before the Beatles motivated countless young people to pick up the guitar, Andres Segovia was inspiring people to take up the instrument with his virtuosic ability and fearless approach to playing transcriptions of music originally for other instruments. This week Sunday Baroque celebrates International Guitar Month with performances by Segovia and other top guitarists.