We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.
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’re exploring cases of mistaken identity and musical misattribution. Plus, we’ll hear medieval music performed by the ensemble Trefoil.
We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.