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Meet the musicians of the Portland Baroque Orchestra, and learn about the unusual instruments of the Baroque era in music, such as viola d’ amore and the arch-lute. Some instruments are more familiar: Vivaldi was the quintessential Baroque composer and a violin virtuoso.

First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Vince Patton

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Oregon Art Beat: Episode #221
Original Broadcast: April 26, 2001