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: April 24, 2016
Hour 1: In 1720, Johann Sebastian Bach was 35 years old – it’s the year his first wife died suddenly while he was out of town. Bach was a single father, and he couldn’t take time off from his music and around that time he wrote a beautiful violin sonata. It’s one of the highlights you’ll hear this weekend on Sunday Baroque. Hour 2: In the original 1970 Earth Day proclamation, the organizers...
April 24, 2016 on Classical Music

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Suzanne Bona

Creator and Host of Sunday Baroque
Classical music broadcaster since 1987
Professional, classically trained flutist
Radio aficionado enjoying life sans TV
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This Week on Sunday Baroque

Sunday Baroque Listings: April 17, 2016
Hour 1: The baroque era was a time of elaborately decorated and ornamented art and architecture, as well as music. The word “baroque” comes from the word “barroco” which referred t...
Sunday Baroque Listings: April 10, 2016 (madrigals in the 1500s and 1600s)
Hour 1: In 1722, St Thomas in Leipzig, Germany needed a music director. One of the musicians invited to apply for the job was Johann Friedrich Fasch, but he decided NOT to throw hi...
Sunday Baroque Listings: April 3, 2016 - Jean Philippe Rameau
Hour 1: Johann Sebastian Bach stuck relatively close to home, but he visited many musical cultures through his musical journeys. Bach never went to France but for his 2nd volume of...

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