Sunday Baroque

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Apr 30, 2016

Only a few years ago, the concept of “six degrees of separation” was reduced to “five degrees” now that so many people are connected through social networking. But even without high technology, the degrees of separation were often closer in the Baroque era, when musicians studied with one another, played side-by-side in orchestras and worked for the same churches or monarchs. You’ll hear music by some well-connected composers this weekend on Sunday Baroque.

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.