Composer and violinist Arcangelo Corelli, a leading figure in the music world during the Baroque Era, was born on this day, February 17, 1653. In honor of his 358th birthday, today’s program on Radio Riel Main is Baroque music, with
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From the Library: Happy Birthday Corelli!

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by Gabrielle Riel on Thursday, 17 February, 2011

Composer and violinist Arcangelo Corelli, a leading figure in the music world during the Baroque Era, was born on this day, February 17, 1653. In honor of his 358th birthday, today’s program on Radio Riel Main is Baroque music, with a focus on Corelli’s Concerto Grossi and Violin Sonatas.

Radio Riel produces this program in conjunction with the Alexandrian Free Library Consortium of Second Life. You can listen to the program now at http://main.radioriel.org. Today’s music originates from the music library of Gabrielle Riel.

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