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Music Workshop at Stony Brook

OLLI Spring 2018
Classical Music – A Thousand Years of History
Wednesdays 10 – 11.15 am, in Javits 101
Session two: February 28, 2018
The astonishing eighteenth century Part I
Vivaldi, Handel and J.S.Bach

Introduction to the Baroque Era (approximately 1600 – 1750): Opera and oratorio, the first orchestras, sonatas, concertos, suites, and symphonies.

Musical Selections

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

Brandenburg Concertos (selection)
Mass in b
Goldberg Variations (Aria)
Anna Magdalena Notebooks (selection)
Prelude in c

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)

Autumn from The Four Seasons

Georg Friderich Handel (1695 – 1759)

The Messiah (final chorus)
Water Music

Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)

From Dido and Aeneas (“When I am laid in earth”)