From the circular ground bass patterns of Baroque music, to the Guggenheim Museum’s sloping, spiraling floors, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick explains how Henry Purcell transformed pain into pleasure – and into some of the most satisfying music ever composed.
ProMusica’s Home Concerts
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Although it is played in theaters today, chamber music started in the homes of patrons. ProMusica has brought the tradition of home concerts back and we tagged along to find out the challenges that pianist Donald Berman and horn player Karl Pituch face when performing for such an intimate crowd.