This week, necessity is the mother of a new vocal genre.
This week, the keyboard music of a child prodigy takes center stage but this time, in the form of a French girl born in 1665.
We’re featuring the music of an early baroque composer whose compositions were considered unusual--if not downright quirky.
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.
17th-century instrumental music with Stephen Stubbs and Maxine Eilander (ATMA), and Rolf Lislevand with Ensemble Kapsberger (Astree).
Purcell's musical depictions of witches and insanity, the Matthews/Schenkman duo perform in Seattle, and Esterházy Machine explores music for the baryton.