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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
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
In 1711, Antonio Vivaldi’s collection of concertos, L’estro Armonico, delivered a shot across the bow of Baroque music.
Its strongest and most long-lasting impact was in shaping the personal style of Johann Sebastian Bach.
In this hour, we’ll explore Vivaldi’s innovations—and Bach’s highly creative response.
September 9, 2023
September 16, 2023
September 30, 2023