Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Sound the Trumpet – Handel and Purcell

The music around the infomercial bits is superb. Ignore the non music bits.. 🙂

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – J.S. Bach: Prelude in E Flat Major BWV 998

The streaming semiquavers of BWV 998 and BWV 999 provide a rich tapestry of sound; Bach uses this device to great effect in several of his preludes as well as the Allemande in A Minor for flute (see these works here on our channel). By arbitrarily ignoring the title “Pour le luth o Cembal[o],” the ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – G.Ph. Telemann: Concerto for Traverso and Recorder in E minor, TWV 52:e1

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Telemann: Concerto in D major for Violin, Cello, Trumpet and Strings, TWV 53:D5

A nice, nuanced performance.

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Cantata No. 211 Schweiget Stille, Plaudert Nicht, BWV 211

Or, the Coffee Cantata. Need to find someone to arrange this for tenor. 🙂 Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Be still, stop chattering), BWV 211,[a] also known as the Coffee Cantata, is a secular cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it probably between 1732 and 1735. Although classified as a cantata, it is essentially a ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Early Baroque Interlude – Claudio Monteverdi – Duo Seraphim

History and context Monteverdi’s Marian Vespers of 1610 was his first sacred work after his first publication twenty-eight years prior, and stands out for its assimilation of both old and new styles, although it cannot be specifically classified as prima pratica or seconda pratica, per se. The Vespers were published in July 1610, in combination ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Two Part Invention No 14 Bach BWV 785

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Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Handel – Sarabande in D minor

The Keyboard suite in D minor (HWV 437) was composed by George Frideric Handel, for solo keyboard (harpsichord), between 1703 and 1706. It is also referred to as Suite de pièce Vol. 2 No. 4. It was first published in 1733.

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Chant traditionnel des Pouilles – Lu Passariello

Capezzuto/Galeazzi/Mancini – Lu Passariello O re, re, lu passariello ‘nta ll’avena,E si nun lu va’ a paràTutta ll’avena se magnarrà’O riavulo, stanotteE mugliereme è caduta da lu liette;’O riavulo stanotteLa jatta s’è magnata li cunfiette.E si prima eremo a tre a ballà la tarantella,Mo’ simmo rimaste a ddujeE mugliereme quant’è bella.Santo Michele sarva ogne Christianemoniche, ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – L’Arpeggiata – Athanasius Kircher

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Giovanni Valentini – Sonata à 5.

I’ll see if I can feature more of G.Valentini’s work. I like it. 🙂 Giovanni Valentini (ca. 1582 – 29/30 April 1649) was an Italian Baroque composer, poet and keyboard virtuoso. Overshadowed by his contemporaries, Claudio Monteverdi and Heinrich Schütz, Valentini is practically forgotten today, although he occupied one of the most prestigious musical posts ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Haydn’s Nelson Mass

I’ve found a much better version of one of my favorite masses.  The soprano soloist is amazing in this version. Haydn’s chief biographer, H. C. Robbins Landon, has written that this mass “is arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition”.[1] Written in 1798, it is one of the six late masses by Haydn for the Esterhazy family ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – .S. Bach WO – BWV 248 Teil1 “Jauchzet frohlocket “

It’s a repeat, but I like this performance better and really, no such thing as too much Bach. 🙂 Filed under: Music Tagged: 248, Bach, Bach – Fugue in G minor BWV 578, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Handel – Tochter Zion

Filed under: Music Tagged: Handal, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude, Zion’s Daughter

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Bach Christmas Oratorio Excerpt – BWV 248; No. 1: Part I,

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248; No. 1: Part I, Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die. Filed under: Music Tagged: auf preiset die, BWV 248; No. 1: Part I, Chorus: Jauchzet, Christmas Oratorio, frohlocket, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Bach – Fugue in G minor BWV 578

Pipe organ music that kicks your ears up, but in a good way. 🙂 Filed under: Music Tagged: Bach – Fugue in G minor BWV 578, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – J.S. Bach Praeludium in c minor, BWV 546

The sombre clarity of the pipe organ. Filed under: Music Tagged: BWV 546, J.S. Bach Praeludium in c minor, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Telemann – Harpsichord Concerto in B Minor TWV 33:A1

One can only dabble with the current popular music for so long. Today, it is back to the Baroque with Telemann and a wonderful harpsichord concerto. Telemann’s Concerto in B minor App. TWV 33:1. This work originally was scored for violin and orchestra (now lost) and today exists only in the composer’s own harpsichord arrangement. ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Tomaso Albinoni – Adagio in G minor

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751) was an Italian Baroque composer and contemporary of Vivaldi. Albinoni was famous in his day as an opera composer, however he is mainly remembered today for his instrumental music including his Adagio in G Minor. Life and Music Born into a wealthy family of paper manufacturers who produced playing cards and owned ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Telemann: Concerto for three violins in F major (TWV 53:F1) Largo – Vivace

Georg Philipp Telemann was born in Magdeburg, the son of a Lutheran deacon who died in 1685, leaving the mother to raise their three children alone. The youth showed remarkable talent in music, but was temporarily discouraged in his chosen pursuit by Puritan Lutherans, who told Telemann‘s mother that he would turn out no better ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – BVW 1034, Andante and Allegro

Composed c. 1724, when Bach was around 39 years old.   Filed under: Music Tagged: J.S. Bach – Andante and Allegro from sonata in e minor, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Bach, Menuet Trio in G minor, BWV 929, Piano

This piece also falls into the almost doable category. We’ll have to see. 🙂 Filed under: Music Tagged: Bach, BWV 929, Menuet Trio in G minor, Piano, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Bach Little Prelude BWV 926

Looks easy-ish. Not. Filed under: Music Tagged: Back, Litte Interlude BWV 926, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Marcello Sonata no.1 in F+

Filed under: Music Tagged: Largo-Allegro, Marcello – Sonata no. 1 in F major, on baroque cello, The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Non lo dirò col labbro (Handel’s Tolomeo) – Romina Basso

Text: Non lo diro’ col labbro che tanto ardir non ha; forse con le faville dell’avide pupille, per dir come tuttárdo, lo sguardo parlera’. English Translation: I will not say it with my lips Which have not that courage; Perhaps the sparks Of my burning eyes, Revealing my passion, My glance will speak. Filed under: ...