Well-Tempered Baroque with Dr. Lewis Baratz

Fridays at 11 pm

Enjoy a survey of music from the Baroque era. 

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This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, "It's all in the Family" concludes with a look at the sons of Johannn Sebastian Bach.  Tune in to enjoy the music of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (the"Berlin" Bach), Johann Christian (the "London Bach") and Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach.

This Friday, Dr. Lewis Baratz continues his look the most celebrated of all musical families:  The Bachs of Thuringia.  Well-Tempered Baroque's It's All in the Family mini-series focuses on favorite cousins of Johann Sebastian Bach:  Johann Ludwig and Johann Bernhard.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz focuses on the COUPERIN family, France's long-standing dynasty of musicians.  Music by Louis Couperin, François Couperin (aka François II or François le Grand), Armand-Louis Couperin, and cousin Marc Roger Normand, called Coprino.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz continues his discussion of Portuguese Baroque music, completing a survey of 17th-century music and moving  into the 18th century as Portugal becomes more cosmopolitan.  Music of Pedro de Araujo, Manuel Rodrigues Coelho, Antonio Carreira, Carlos de Seixas, Antonio Teixeira, and Pedro Antonio Avondano.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz introduces the music of Portugal during the 17th century.  Locked into a dual monarch with Spain, Portugal's music establishment was conservative owing in part to an absentee monarch so the focus was on sacred music.  Selections by native-born composers Pedro de Cristo, Manuel Cardoso,and Filipe de Magalhães.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz explores Bach's chamber music for a solo instrument and harpsichord.  We'll hear examples of a sonata for flute and harpsichord, violin and harpsichord, and viola da gamba and harpsichord.

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