The Tempest is one of Shakespeare’s most inherently musical plays. From pipe and tabor to Classical orchestra, the spirit Ariel soars with sweet melodies.
We’re spinning some of early music’s “hit #1 singles,” alongside some listener requests.
Some people leave an indelible mark on their profession. This week’s edition of Harmonia is dedicated to just such a person: David Munrow.
We’re exploring nearly seven hundred years of Easter, from the 11th century to the 18th century.
We bring you a program of early music with texts inspired by both romantic and symbolic associations with flowers.
We're exploring music inspired by birdsong and the art of the fantasia.
This hour, we'll hear some bawdy songs and tragic ballads, as well as more uplifting, devotional songs and hymns. Plus, a featured CD of Tudor church music.
Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
Five ensembles performed in Early Music America's 2014 Baroque Performance Competition. We’ll hear from the finalists, including the winner, Infusion Baroque!
Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music, and we’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources on this edition of Harmonia.