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Bach to Basics

Bach to Basics: The Quiz

"Papa Haydn" was instrumental in the development of which genre(s)? What does "the curse of the ninth" refer to? How many movements were there...

Bach to Basics III: Chamber Music

  The final installment in this round of our Bach to Basics series dips its toes into the wide world of chamber music.  Read closely if you want...

Bach to Basics: II. The Concerto

Our series Bach to Basics continues with the most dazzling of instrumental genres, the concerto! Remember to stay sharp: there will be a quiz at the...

Bach to Basics: I. The Symphony

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring three of the building blocks of the classical music canon: the symphony, the concerto, and chamber music. Stay sharp!...