Programme 38: about Music- The Art of Listening: Musical Fingerprints Part 3

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In the next programme in the series, we are looking at Musical Fingerprints Part 3.
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 we look at four Sonatas for Violin with Keyboard accompaniment.
Even if this is something you already know, join me anyway for music by Veracini, Beethoven, Brahms, and Copland.

Any questions or comments, you are welcome to write to me at: brian@gsaradio.stream
24 Jan English South Africa Music History · Music Commentary

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