Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 117: Georg Philipp Telemann


In Episode 117, we’re immersing ourselves in the rich and intricate world of Baroque music, shining a spotlight on the genius of Georg Philipp Telemann. Get ready to embark on a musical adventure as we unravel the life and melodies of this Baroque maestro.

Georg Philipp Telemann, a name that echoes through the corridors of musical history, was not just a composer; he was a virtuoso of his time. Born in 1681, Telemann’s legacy extends far beyond his era, leaving an indelible mark on the Baroque period with his innovative compositions and unparalleled creativity.

As we explore this episode, we’ll journey through the tapestry of Telemann’s life, discovering the influences that shaped his music and the groundbreaking compositions that defined an era. From his early days in Magdeburg to his later years in Hamburg, Telemann’s musical odyssey is a testament to the transformative power of art.

Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado of Baroque music or a newcomer eager to explore the classics, Episode 117 promises to be a captivating journey into the heart of Telemann’s genius. Join me as we unravel the layers of his compositions, appreciating the artistry that continues to resonate through the centuries.

Gather your young music enthusiasts and let the melodies of Georg Philipp Telemann transport you to a bygone era of musical splendor. Episode 117 is not just a podcast episode; it’s an invitation to discover, appreciate, and fall in love with the Baroque brilliance of one of history’s musical giants.

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major, Rose Armbrust Griffin

Telemann: Trumpet Concertos Vol.1

Telemann: Complete Tafelmusik

Telemann – Wassermusik suites & concertos

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 117

I’ve put together a curated playlist of some of the pieces we highlighted in today’s episode as well as a few other selections of Georg Philipp Telemann. You’ll have the chance to see what choreographed ballet performances look like to some of the music we learned about in the podcast when you view the videos in this playlist.

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