Sunday Baroque

Sunday Baroque allows you an opportunity each week to explore Baroque and early music (written before 1750). Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with masterpieces including the Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the Brandenburg Concertos. Sunday Baroque celebrates the current wealth of recorded repertoire available, with great performances by yesterday's and today's best performers.

This week on Sunday Baroque

Sunday Baroque Listings: January 15, 2017
Hour 1: “Bergamasca” was a type of rustic 16th century dance that allegedly originated in the Northern Italian town of Bergamo, although the composers who wrote them were not necessarily from that area. You can hear a Bergamasca, and other Italian Baroque tunes, this weekend on Sunday Baroque. Hour 2: 18th century musician John Stanley was blinded in an accident at around age 2. Thanks to his...
January 15, 2017 on Classical Music

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and repeating 8pm-12am on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9

Suzanne Bona

Creator and Host of Sunday Baroque
Classical music broadcaster since 1987
Professional, classically trained flutist
Radio aficionado enjoying life sans TV
Avid reader, jogger, culinary explorer, and cat lover

This Week on Sunday Baroque

Sunday Baroque Listings: December 18, 2016
Hour 1: In the baroque era, music was written for all kinds of occasions -- church holidays, weddings, mealtime entertainment, royal lullabies, and more. A new recording on the Sun...
Sunday Baroque Listings: November 13, 2016
Hour 1: Every time you listen to Sunday Baroque you know you can expect to hear familiar music by composers whose names you might recognize – such as George Frideric Handel and Ant...
Sunday Baroque Listings: November 6, 2016
Hour 1: Pittsburgh – Philadelphia -- Cleveland -- Boulder, Colorado – all cities with outstanding musical ensembles. Some of them even specialize in playing baroque and early music...

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