One of the 17th Century’s most famous women—her life, arts patronage, and historic accomplishments are explored as well as music associated with her court.
Harmonia celebrates springtime with songs and dance music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early Baroque.
17th-century instrumental music with Stephen Stubbs and Maxine Eilander (ATMA), and Rolf Lislevand with Ensemble Kapsberger (Astree).
Late-baroque sonatas (Arsis), 17th-century Spanish song (Anima e Corpo), lute music of Sylvius Leopold Weiss (BGS), and "histories" of Heinrich Schütz (Dacapo).
We’re featuring the music of an early baroque composer whose compositions were considered unusual--if not downright quirky.