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
"La Camargo Dancing," by French artist Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743)
The Irish jig took on a French name and ended up in some of Bach and Handel’s best-known keyboard and orchestral works—along with a German folk dance and a 16th century Latin American step that in Spain was banned as “obscene.”
Meanwhile, musicians who bundled these and other popular dance styles were taking the first important steps toward the concerto and symphony.
In this hour, the surprising story of the Baroque suite.
English Concert, Trevor Pinnock
Buxtehude & Pachelbel Chamber Music
Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel
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