We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
We’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries—flowers and fruit and everything green.
"Tinker, Tailor, / Soldier, Sailor, / Rich Man, Poor Man, / Beggar Man, Thief..."
Music by some “cranky” organists from Restoration England! Plus, we continue our look at theorist Athanasius Kircher and feature a recent CD by Chatham Baroque.
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.
Music by cabinet makers, poets, world leaders, who ducked, or bucked, their non-musical lives to make music of lasting power. Plus, the flute in consort...
We’re spending time with composers who played and wrote for bass instruments, and we’ll explore music for three violins and hear chant from the Thomas Gradual.