Around the World with Bach’s Cello Suites
"Yo-Yo Ma's global tour, showcasing Bach's Cello Suites, aims to unite communities through music. The tour, interrupted by Covid-19, also highlights the cultural expressions of 36 countries."
Alison Balsom Celebrates the Golden Age of the Trumpet
Trumpeter Alison Balsom celebrates the baroque era in her album 'Royal Fireworks', featuring works by Handel, Bach, Telemann, and Purcell. Tune into KUSC for highlights.
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein Finds “Pure Music” in Bach
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein discusses J.S. Bach's Inventions and Sinfonias, highlighting their role as teaching tools and their unique place in Bach's works due to their pure musical lines.
A Brief History of Composers Sneaking Their Names into Their Music
Explore the intriguing world of musical cryptograms, where composers like Bach and Shostakovich cleverly embed their names into their compositions using note sequences.
Bach and His Contemporaries Dazzle in New Album
"Les Accents, conducted by Thibault Noally, releases 'Bach & Co.', featuring works by Bach, Telemann, Fasch, and Heinichen, highlighting Bach's overshadowing legacy."
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