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  • December 30, 2012: Beethoven & Christmas Day

    December 30, 2012 22:52

    Sonata Op.110, Moderato L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Fugue in C Dieterich Buxtehude (1638?-1707)

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    When Beethoven moved to Vienna at age 22, he took the city by ...

  • December 23, 2012: The Adoration of the Magi

    December 23, 2012 22:51

    “The Adoration of the Magi“ Wm. Zeitler

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    In the ancient world, even more than now, the wealthy passed on wealth to their children, the powerful passed on power to theirs, and the poor passed on poverty to theirs. "Upward mobility" and ...

  • December 9, 2012: Handel

    December 11, 2012 20:09

    "Pastoral Symphony" from Messiah George F. Handel (1685-1759)

    "Une Vierge Pucelle" ("A Virgin Maiden") Nicolas Lebègue (1631-1702)

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    Handel was born in Germany in 1685 (the same year as Bach and Scarlatti). Handel's father was absolutely opposed to him going into music—a career in law is what dad had in mind for his son. So Handel dutifully ...

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