Well-Tempered Baroque with Dr. Lewis Baratz

Fridays at 11 pm

Enjoy a survey of music from the Baroque era. 

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The operas of Cavalli (Part 2).

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz explores the operas of Francesco Cavalli.  From humble origins in Crema to the illustrious Basicilia of St. Mark's to the opera houses of Venice and the court of Louis XIV, Francesco Cavalli was celebrated as the foremost opera composer of the mid-17th century.   Tune in this week to Well-Tempered Baroque to hear samples of this outstanding composer's music.  Friday night at 11.

Join Dr. Lewis Baratz and his guests cornettist, Nathaniel Cox and early bassoonist, Allen Hamrick, both considered rising stars of the early music world, as they discuss their journey into the realm of historical performance.  

The Stylus Phantasticus or the fantasy style of the mid-17th-century.  Rhetorical and virtuoso music of Fontana, Uccellini, Kerll, Bertali, and Schmelzer.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, "Music of Several Friends" -  Dr. Lewis Baratz discusses new boutique recordings by his early music colleagues.

Today's virtuoso recorders.  A sampling of Renaissance and Baroque recorder playing by outstanding artists Marion Verbruggen, Michael Hell, and Maurice Steger, among others.