Early Music

The operas of Cavalli (Part 2).

Bach at One continues with The Handel Project from Trinity-Wall Street - this week we begin with the first part of Handel's oratorio Solomon.

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.  

After its successful series of Bach Cantatas, Trinity Wall Street is now turning its attention to Handel's oratorios. Join us each Monday at 1 pm as we bring you these broadcasts, with your host, Marjorie Herman. This week - Part One of Jephtha.

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

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