Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
Medieval flute, improvisation, and the true story behind the medieval tale of the Pied Piper, in a conversation with Norbert Rodenkirchen.
We're showcasing early religious music in some of its shortest forms.
Check mate! We're exploring music of chess players, Czechs, and even a mate or two. Our “endgame?" A featured release by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
We’re exploring music for the Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services leading up to Easter.
We’re throwing open the barn doors with music inspired by sheep, cats, chickens—even the frogs down by the creek.
We're exploring music inspired by birdsong and the art of the fantasia.
We’re devoting the hour to the life and accomplishments of a true early music luminary.
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.
We’ll hear villancicos, motets and so much more—all marking some part of the story of Christmas.