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Classical for Clementi


On this day in the year 1752, the clas­si­cal era com­pos­er Muzio Clemen­ti was born. In hon­or of this, our pro­gram today is all music from the clas­si­cal era of the com­mon prac­tice peri­od, includ­ing work by Clemen­ti him­self.

Music of the Classical Period

Joseph Haydn

Radio Riel kicks off your week with a pro­gram of music from com­posers of the Clas­si­cal peri­od of West­ern music (1730 — 1820). Today’s pro­gram on our main stream fea­tures works from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossi­ni, Gluck, Sol­er, Clemen­ti and more.

Main: The Keyboard

Today’s Main pro­gram­ming fea­tures selec­tion which are com­posed around the key­board. While the Piano (the Piano/Forte as it was orig­i­nal­ly known) fea­tures heav­i­ly in the broad­cast, there are also numer­ous pieces per­formed on harp­si­chord, and oth­ers where the piano is the sup­port­ing instru­ment in a choral piece or a sonata.

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