Sunday Baroque

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

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Heinrich Biber wrote a series of partitas called “Artificial Harmony” that experimented with a technique requiring mistuning the strings on an instrument. That's one of the musical curiosities you'll hear on Sunday Baroque this weekend.

 

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.