Monday, September 20, 2010 \PM\.\Mon\.
To follow up my last posting of Baroque music, I thought I would share some religious pieces that have had a spiritual impact on me.
1. Claudio Monteverdi – Vespers of 1610 – Duo Seraphim. Not technically Baroque, but close enough.
2. J.S. Bach – Magnificat – Suscepit Israel.
3. Antonio Vivaldi – Gloria – Et In Terra Pax (And Peace on Earth)
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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