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Jan 18 2019
Have you adjusted to writing “2019” yet?? Well, to help you remember – and to celebrate the sounds that were in fashion 300 years ago – Sunday Baroque will share baroque music from the year 1719.
Jan 11 2019
January is National Braille Literacy Month, celebrating inventor Louis Braille, who was born on January 4, 1809. Music was an important part of Braille’s life, and a number of talented musicians in history happened to be vision impaired. Sunday Baroque will feature some of them from the baroque era.
Jan 4 2019
On this first Sunday of the new year, Sunday Baroque will highlight some beloved and familiar favorites from the baroque era by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, and George Frideric Handel.
Dec 28 2018
On this final Sunday of the year, Sunday Baroque will revisit some of the top baroque and early music recordings released during 2018, including one last opportunity to audition selections from the Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List.
Dec 21 2018
As you and your family are putting the finishing touches on your holiday festivities, wrapping or opening gifts, enjoying brunch with friends, driving to church, or traveling to your holiday destination, Sunday Baroque will celebrate with warm and meaningful holiday music from a much simpler time, including charming Baroque Christmas Concertos and a selection of serene and cheerful carols with ancient roots.
Dec 14 2018
December 21st is the date of the winter solstice this year -- it’s the shortest day, and longest night of the year. In anticipation of the beginning of winter in the northern hemisphere, Sunday Baroque will share some composers’ seasonal inspirations.
Dec 7 2018
It’s become a Sunday Baroque holiday tradition to compile a list of recommended recordings for holiday gift-giving. Every week throughout December on Sunday Baroque, you can audition a few tracks from some terrific CDs included on this year’s Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List.
Nov 30 2018
This year Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on December 2 and continues through December 10. Sunday Baroque's variety of seasonal selections will include highlights from George Frederic Handel's stirring oratorio JUDAS MACCABAEUS.
Nov 23 2018
Our Thanksgiving holiday was originally intended as an expression of gratitude for a successful harvest and hunt. As you’re wrapping up your Thanksgiving holiday weekend, cleaning up after the guests and finishing up the leftovers, Sunday Baroque will feature music that celebrates gratitude and the Autumn season.
Nov 16 2018
Arcangelo Corelli was admired and emulated by many other musicians – Georg Philipp Telemann composed several Sonatas in tribute to the older Italian composer, and Francesco Maria Veracini had his own ideas for how to improve Corelli’s Violin Sonatas. Sunday Baroque will highlight Arcangelo Corelli’s artistry and other musicians’ tributes to him.
Nov 9 2018
Our annual observance of Veteran’s Day on November 11th began as Armistice Day, marking the truce of World War I. It evolved into our current annual tribute to all American veterans who have served our country. This weekend’s highlights include some of Telemann’s HEROIC MARCHES on Sunday Baroque.
Nov 2 2018
This is the weekend the clocks “fall back” to standard time, so what will YOU do with your extra hour on Sunday? We turn back the clock every week on Sunday Baroque to feature music from a less complicated time –it’s the perfect antidote to our stressful, modern lives! I hope you’ll spend your extra hour this weekend with Sunday Baroque.