LATE BAROQUE - BACH AND BORDEAUX
Within the world of Louis the XIV, Newton’s laws of motion, and Milton’s Paradise Lost, the Late Baroque period saw musical innovations, with new forms and designs, including the sonata, oratorio, and concerto. Public theaters and opera houses became popular, providing the ideal environment for the growth of chamber music and blossoming solo instrumental stars. Ornament your day with this Peace Interlude.
Did you know?
Johann Sebastian Bach, born on March 31, 1685, was fond of incorporating the numbers 14 and 41 into his musical works derived from the mystical numerology values of the letters in his own name. In his hometown of Eisenach, Germany, the name “Bach” was used as a synonym for a musician until the end of the 18th century.
Red Bordeaux is a blend of cabernet sauvignon and merlot made in the Bordeaux region of France. Blends are said to be either “left bank” or “right bank” as the region is divided by the Gironde estuary, and wineries on either side have slightly different characteristics.