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Reader Opinion: Beautiful Baroque

On Jan. 7, Trinity Lutheran Church swelled with people curing their cabin fever by listening to the Virtuoso Baroque concert. Here's a little quiz for you. Guess what countries these composers were from based on their first names? 1. Antonio. 2. ...

On Jan. 7, Trinity Lutheran Church swelled with people curing their cabin fever by listening to the Virtuoso Baroque concert.

Here's a little quiz for you. Guess what countries these composers were from based on their first names? 1. Antonio. 2. Jean-Henri. 3. Johann. If you guessed Italy, France and Germany, give yourself an "A." Now see if you can guess their last names. The answers will be given at the end of this letter.

These marvelous composers provided the music for Sunday's concert. There is nothing like music to transport you out of the winter doldrums. The Baroque concert moved me into the serene world of musical enchantment.

The next concert in the Winter Series will be Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Northern Pacific Center in Brainerd. Put it on your calendar.

The answers to the quiz are: 1. Antonio Vivaldi. 2. Jean-Henri d'Anglebert. 3. Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Luann Rice

Baxter

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