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
A collage of the many meanings of "divertissement"
It’s music intended for the theater or ballet—although sometimes it’s not.
It’s usually scored for full orchestra—but not always.
It’s lighthearted and up-tempo — except when it isn’t.
In this hour, the quirky world of the divertissement—and its cousin, the divertimento—from Baroque to Modern.
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