ITL #7: The Source Code

Chris and Sridhar discuss whether or not Bach is beyond criticism, the comparisons between Bach and Shakespeare, Bach’s pedagogical importance, and his influence on popular music. They then wade into the period instruments debate, and finish off by talking about performance spaces that aren’t concert halls.

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Ira Glass thinks Shakespeare sucks

Jacques Bono plays Bach on electric bass

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Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, 1st movement

Penny Lane – hilarious music video

David Mason – Penny Lane trumpeter

Penny Lane – Canadian Brass Ensemble

Penny Lane – Anthology version without piccolo trumpet solo

What the hell is a piccolo trumpet?

The Beatles: In My Life

Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor

One of Bach’s subpar fugues

Bach’s magnum opus: St. Matthew Passion

András Schiff prefers Bach to “silly” piano exercises

Voyager 1 Golden Record

Bach Air played on air…

Historically informed performance – wikipedia

Shunske Sato plays Bach Chaconne on violin

Chris Thile plays Bach Chaconne on mandolin

Shunske Sato talks about the baroque violin and bow

Chopin played on Chopin’s piano

Beethoven played on Beethoven’s piano

A brief history of the modern piano

All of Bach – Violin Concerto in D Minor in the Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt – The Night Watch

Rembrandt – The Sampling Officials

Charlie Parker – Yardbird Suite (ft. Young Miles Davis)

Sridhar plays Bach in a café

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, 1st movement

Bach: Coffee Cantata

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