Classical Music

An introduction to the music of the baroque

The music of the baroque by Daniel UngermannThe music of the Baroque era is generally referred to as the era of the basso continuo. Even if this is not entirely correct - especially in church music the basso continuo was used far beyond the Baroque period, and there...

Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann by Anja WeinbergerGeorg Philipp Telemann – a jack-of-all-trades in the baroque Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767) was, like Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Friedrich Händel, a German composer of the baroque era. And although he enjoyed...

Humanism in music

Humanism in music by Bernhard Reichel"Here is that Raphael, whom the great mother of all things feared to be surpassed as long as he lived, and to die as he died." (Pietro Bembo)Raphael Sanzio, one of the most important painters of the Italian Renaissance, died on...

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach by Anja WeinbergerCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach - by profession far more than a son Many of us know Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach above all as the son of the great Johann Sebastian Bach. But during the lifetime of the two, things were quite...
Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann by Anja WeinbergerGeorg Philipp Telemann – a jack-of-all-trades in the baroque Georg Philipp...

Humanism in music

Humanism in music

Humanism in music by Bernhard Reichel"Here is that Raphael, whom the great mother of all things feared to be surpassed...

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach by Anja WeinbergerCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach - by profession far more than a son Many of us...

The Chitarrone

The Chitarrone

The Chitarroneby Bernhard Reichel Alessandro Piccinini's Toccata XII and the modern style   Around 1600 music...

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