Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Oil painting from the 16th century Venetian School, depicting a pastoral concert
The word originally meant a musical greeting--a romantic one or one honoring a person of rank--usually performed out of doors in the evening,
By the late 18th century, it came to mean a work for a small ensemble played during or after dinner.
Since then, the definition has broadened to include a wide variety of orchestral styles.
In this hour, serenades by Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Rodrigo and more.
December 31, 2022
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