The Concerto Grosso

The Concerto Grosso was loved by Baroque composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. There are examples in Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and many of Handel’s concertos. In this lecture we explore how the genre works, contrasting a small group of soloists with the orchestra to create a wonderful variety of textures and musical ideas. We will listen to some great music and explore its historical context. No musical knowledge is necessary.
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The Concerto Grosso was loved by Baroque composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. There are examples in Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and many of Handel’s concertos. In this

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29 May

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