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Released on Mar 6, 2020
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Released on Feb 28, 2020
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French Suites (No. 5 & 6)

After last week, remember our new show time is Friday 1-2:00 PM every week, just in case it doesn't record.

Today's show features French Suite No. 5 (G Major) and No. 6 (E Major) in addition to the 10th Invention, some Beethoven and Mozart.

Released on Feb 21, 2020

We're Bach! (After a Long Break)

Good to see you all again! We have a new time this semester: Friday 1PM to 2PM.

Today's show features a great selection of works!

Released on Nov 18, 2019
Length: 01:03:26
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French Suite No. 2

Setlist: French Suite No. 2 (in C Minor); Violin Concerto (in A Minor); 8th Invention (in F Major)

Additionally, we will be listening to Ravel's "Tzigane" and Vaughan Williams' "Concerto accademico" after the half-hour.

Released on Nov 4, 2019
Length: 01:01:30
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Bach to JS

Last week was enjoyable listening to the music from the kinship of our shows namesake, Johann Sebastian Bach, and this week we return to listen to music from the king of classical.

Setlist: French Suite No. 1 (in D Minor); Trumpet Concerto in G Minor; 7th Invention

Additionally, we will be listening to Brahms' 6 Piano Pieces after the half-hour.

Released on Oct 28, 2019
Length: 01:06:13
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JS Bach? Never Heard of Him...

Last week, our program- which unfortunately failed to record- featured some works from the kin of our show's namesake, Johann Sebastian Bach.

This week, we've decided to listen to two of them instead of JS Bach: Johann Christian and Carl Phillip Emmanuel.

After the half hour, we will also be listening to Antonin Dvorak.

Released on Oct 21, 2019
Length: 01:06:27
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Some Songs in E-Flat Major

Today's selection of music is entirely in a single key: Eb Major.

The works from Bach include two pieces of "Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro" and three pieces from his "Keyboard Concerto".

Our featured artist for the day is Jean Sibelius with his Symphony #5 (in Eb Major).


Released on Oct 7, 2019
Length: 01:03:38
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Sonatas for Cello and Harpsichord (No. 1 and No. 2)

Today on Mid-Day Bach, we celebrate the birthday of cellist Yo-Yo Ma with his recordings of J.S. Bach's Sonata's for Cello and Harpsichord (No. 1 and 2).

At the half-hour, we switch gears a bit with some comical tunes from composers Brahms, Offenbach, and Lumbye.

Released on Sep 30, 2019
Length: 01:02:40
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Released on Sep 23, 2019
Length: 00:58:20
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The Art of Fugue, Day Two

Today's show features our continuation of Johann Sebastian Bach's 'The Art of Fugue' as we listen to the four double/triple fugues (#8-11) and two mirror fugues (#12-13).

Selections from Aaron Copland and Christopher Simpon finish our show from the bottom of the hour.

Released on Sep 16, 2019
Length: 00:55:47
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Junior Year: The Art of the Fugue

Hello and Welcome back to Mid-Day Bach! It's been a long summer, but I'm excited to be back to provide another year of classical listening for you all.

Today's show features two main selections, Johann Sebastian Bach's 'The Art of the Fugue' and Franz Joseph Haydn's 'String Quartet in C Major, The Emperor'.

Released on May 13, 2019
Length: 01:09:20
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End of Sophomore Year!

Exciting epiode this week, stay tuned!

Released on May 6, 2019
Length: 01:00:04
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Released on Apr 29, 2019
Length: 00:54:36
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Released on Apr 22, 2019
Length: 00:54:51
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Released on Apr 15, 2019
Length: 00:59:54
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Released on Apr 1, 2019
Length: 00:51:37
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Released on Mar 25, 2019
Length: 00:48:57
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Released on Mar 11, 2019
Length: 01:00:54
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Released on Mar 4, 2019
Length: 00:50:06
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Released on Feb 25, 2019
Length: 00:49:10
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Released on Dec 3, 2018
Length: 01:00:10
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 4


Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major (JS Bach) Three Movements from Eight Sketches in Hunan Accent (Tan Dun) Internet Symphony (I-IV) (Tan Dun) Ave Maria (JS Bach & Yo-Yo Ma) Jesus bleibet meine Freude (JS Bach & Yo-Yo Ma) 15 Inventions, No. 4 in D Minor (JS Bach) The Planets: Mars, Venus, Mercury & Jupiter (Gustav Holst)

Released on Nov 26, 2018
Length: 00:59:03
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 & Pixar

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With the rain coming down outside of the radio studio, today we look at many composers different takes on the rainy weather in their music, in addition to our continuing listen-through of the Brandenburg Concertos and Bach's Inventions.

We will also dive into some orchestral Disney/Pixar songs today, as it is the anniversary of the book "Alice in Wonderland" which went on to become a classic Disney movie.

Released on Nov 19, 2018
Length: 00:59:53
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Brandenburg: #2; Andante

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On this November 19th, 2018 broadcast of "Mid-Day Bach", we will be playing through a selection of Thanksgiving tunes in addition to our weekly show about the music from Johann Sebastian Bach.

Today's show will feature:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major (J.S. Bach) 15 Inventions No. 2 in C Minor (J.S. Bach) and more!

Released on Nov 12, 2018
Length: 00:59:51
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Brandenburg: Without Tempo Indication

Today's show will feature a selection of works from:

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. I (MVMT 1-4) Jean Sibelius: 10 Pieces for Piano (Opus 24 & 58) J.S. Bach: 15 Inventions, No. 1 in C Major Robert Schumann: Andante and Variation for Two Pianos ...and more!

Released on Nov 5, 2018
Length: 00:44:41
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Released on Oct 29, 2018
Length: 01:01:21
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Gavottes I & II

Today's selection will feature:

J.S. Bach & Yo-Yo Ma: Cello Suite No. 6 (Opus 1-3) W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 J.S. Bach & Yo-Yo Ma: Cello Suite No. 6 (Opus 4-6)

Released on Oct 22, 2018
Length: 01:00:33
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Hello and Welcome Back to Mid-Day Bach!

Today's show will feature a collection of pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach for the first 20, move into a half hour from Billy Joel's "Fantasies and Delusions" in between, and finish with 10 minutes from Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach.

In the first half of music from J.S. Bach, we will continue our tour of his Cello Suites, this week with his complete 2nd Suite in D Minor.

During our tour of Billy Joel's music we will be listening to the first four pieces in the album Fantasies and Delusions. These pieces are named "Reverie", "Waltz #1", "Aria", and "Invention in C Minor".

We will then complete the show with C.P.E. Bach's Symphony in E Minor.

Released on Oct 15, 2018
Length: 01:00:21
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Courante (feat. J.S. Bach, Brahms, & the Prague Philharmonic)

Starting off again with a selection from J.S. Bach's Cello Suites, today's episode starts with Cello Suite No.5 in C Minor.

Following the 3rd movement of Cello Suite No. 5, this show will feature a selection of Johannes Brahms, featuring his "3 Intermezzi, Opus 117, No. 1-3"

We will then venture into the classical music of movie scores, featuring The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, with their orchestral versions of the songs featured in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather".

As custom, we will then end the show with a final feature from our name-sake J.S. Bach, by completing the final 3 movements in his 5th Cello Suite.

Released on Oct 1, 2018
Length: 00:59:54
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Allemande (feat. J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, & C.P.E. Bach)

Today's selections will feature from three composers and four compositions, starting and ending with our namesake: J.S. Bach, before diving into one of Lugwig Van Beethoven's piano sonatas, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's suites, before ending with a piece from our other namesake- a short piece from C.P.E. Bach.

Released on Sep 24, 2018


Selections in this episode include:

J.S. Bach, Claude Debussy, Chopin, C.P.E. Bach, and maybe some others.


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