Well-Tempered Baroque with Dr. Lewis Baratz

Fridays at 11 pm

Enjoy a survey of music from the Baroque era. 

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Well-Tempered Baroque - The Orpheus Legend in France

May 18, 2017

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz explores the Orpheus Legend as expressed in three French cantatas of the high and late baroque era by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, and Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Well-Tempered Baroque: May 12 - Telemann's Oratorios

May 12, 2017

Dr. Lewis Baratz introduces Telemann's celebratory cantatas written for 1724  Hamburgische Kapitänsmusik (The Militia Captians of Hamburg Annual Feast) and for the Feast of St. Michael in 1731.

Dr. Lewis Baratz concludes his discussion of Francesco Cavalli on Friday, May 5th at 11 PM with contrasting some of Cavalli's most brilliant opera arias with his sacred music, with selections from Xerxe, Eliogabalo, Messe Concertata, and the Vespers of 1656.

Historical keyboards

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.

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