Tag Baroque

The German Baroque: Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner (1676–1754) is the last composer I’ll feature on this week’s theme of the German Baroque. His music, as his wiki page suggests, is similar to Weiss in many ways.…

The German Baroque: Bernhard Joachim Hagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Bernhard Joachim Hagen (1720–1787) wrote some amazing works of beauty that are not often played. One reason for this is the unavailability of this works. To my knowledge there are no readily…

The German Baroque: Adam Falckenhagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Adam Falckenhagen  (26 April 1697 – 6 October 1754) was a German lutenist and composer. He travelled around from court to court much of his life but eventually settled in Bayreuth. It has also…

The German Baroque: Sylvius Leopold Weiss

New for the site are theme weeks. I’ll be posting articles, links, and videos based on the theme. There will still be other posts such as lessons etc, but the theme will add a narrative to the week. To start us…

Bach's Table of Ornamentation

Baroque Ornamentation on Classical Guitar

A lesson on Baroque ornamentation from Scott Morris. As he says, this is a good jumping point and introduction to ornamentation. The video was made via Guitar Salon International. He’s playing the Sarabande from Bach’s unaccompanied flute partita, BWV 1013.…

Jorge Caballero plays Bach

I was hoping there would be another recording of Jorge playing this as it’s just awesome. The previous video was not high quality but this one is great. Jorge Caballero plays Bach: Fantasia Cromática e Fuga. Recorded at Teatro Minaz…

Chaconne Klaverenga plays Scarlatti

Chaconne Klaverenga plays Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonata K. 512. Last year the site featured in our Spotlight on Chaconne Klaverenga. We’ll try to keep you updated on all our spotlight artists. Video Link: 

David Russell plays Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Have been thinking of Weiss this month. As I was working on a Bach cello suite and adding notes etc, I kept thinking: why not play actual lute music. Love Weiss, especially at morning and night (?). Love Russell’s relaxed…