We’re kicking off a brand new, four-part series on the podcast — all about the four main periods of Western classical music. First up? The Baroque Period!
If you like things that are extravagant and fancy, then you will love the music of the Baroque period! You probably are familiar with some of the composers and music of this time in music history, even though you may not have realized that it was part of this era. So what exactly makes a piece of music “baroque”? We’ll learn all about that in today’s episode!
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Previous Episodes About Baroque Composers:
Episode 28: The Life of J.S. Bach
Episode 63: The Life of George Frideric Handel
Music Heard in this Episode:
Bach: Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D Minor BWV 1052 (Jean Rondeau)
Bach – Concerto in A minor BWV 1065 | Netherlands Bach Society
Sonata in E Major K.380 (Scarlatti) – Pep Organ, St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 78
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you that includes music from today’s episode as well as additional music from the Baroque Era. You can view the videos I’ve complied here.
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