Programme 37: about Music- The Art of Listening: Musical Fingerprints Part 2

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In the next programme in the “about Music” series, we are looking at Musical Fingerprints Part 2, following on from Part 1 of last September.
What are these?
These are the unique characteristics of individual composers, periods of music, musical styles and specific compositional types, that an observant listener will immediately identify.

Today is about recognising the sound of a Baroque orchestra, vs a Classical orchestra, vs a Romantic orchestra, vs a Modern (20th century) orchestra.
Even if this is something you already know, join me anyway for music by Bach, Haydn, Schumann, and Bartok.
17 Jan English South Africa Music History · Music Commentary

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