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Posts tagged oratorio

March 3, 2014

 

Musica Antiqua Köln LP

Reinhard Goebel and Musica Antiqua Köln

We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.

November 12, 2012

 

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Harmonia Time Capsule: 1715

Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1715, the pinnacle of Stradivari's "golden period," the Sun King's death, and more.

September 4, 2011

 

Stabat Mater

Choral Works During Early Opera

Choral music during a time when opera was the new kid in town…

April 29, 2011

 

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Oratorios, London, And Winchester College

This week, necessity is the mother of a new vocal genre.

September 20, 2010

 

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Handel’s Harp with Maxine Eilander

Handel’s harp music with Maxine Eilander, the Toronto Consort and Elizabethan England, and More Hispano explores Spanish and Italian Renaissance improvisation.

November 2, 2009

 

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Handel at Cannons: Music for the Duke of Chandos

An exploration of Handel’s works written during his tenure as composer-in-residence at Cannons, the stately home of the Duke of Chandos.

September 7, 2009

 

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The Other Scarlatti

A look at Alessandro Scarlatti and three of his oratorios with performances by Il Seminario Musicale, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, and Europa Galante.

July 6, 2009

 

Handel in Italy: Music for Roman Patrons and a Neapolitan Wedding

Part two of a series that looks into the life of George Frideric Handel from the perspective of the many places he lived.

November 17, 2008

 

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The Beheadings of Saint John the Baptist and Saint Cecilia

The tragic stories of two famous Christian figures set by Stradella (San Giovanni Battista) and Alessandro Scarlatti (Il Martirio di Santa Cecilia).

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