Weekend Baroque

Saturday, November 6, 2010 \AM\.\Sat\.

As a part of my ongoing effort to revive reinforce the dominant Western Euro-centric clerical patriarchy paradigm, and of course, to ensure the triumph of Catholic fascism everywhere, here is some Baroque music for your weekend. This time I am not going with the big three (Vivaldi, Handel, Bach), but with some equally enjoyable composers.

1. Tomaso Albinoni – Concerto a cinque for strings in E minor, Op. 2 No. 4

2. Georg Phillipp Telemann – Concerto for Viola in G Major, TWV 51

3. Arcangelo Corelli – “La Folia” Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 5 No. 12


Weekend Baroque

Friday, September 3, 2010 \PM\.\Fri\.

I have been listening to an awful lot of Baroque music lately, as my Facebook friends know well 🙂 These pieces will be old news to them, having already been edified by my musical selections over the last few weeks. But now I share them with you, as representatives of the greatest musical tradition in history. Let the musical fascism commence!

1. Antonio Vivaldi: Viola D’Amore Concerto in D Minor (RV 540). I love the sound of the viola d’amore. Few composers wrote music for it at all, and fewer still with the skill of Vivaldi. [A big thank you to Youtube subscriber Harmonico 101 for all of his fantastic uploads as well]

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