An introduction to Obsidian Records, Britain's new early music label, featuring world-class performances of music from the Renaissance.
Harmonia takes a trip this week through Renaissance England, Italy, and Spain with the London-based ensemble Circa 1500 and its director Nancy Hadden.
A look at two new releases that feature Celtic music performed on the viola da gamba, with Jordi Savall (The Celtic Viol) and Tina Chancey (The Versatile Viol).
A look at Obsidian Records, a new early music label, with performances of music by Josquin, Senfl, Verdelot, Tomkins, and from the court of Henry VIII.
Part one of a series that looks into the life of George Frideric Handel from the perspective of the many places he lived.
This week on Harmonia, behavioral scientist Alfred Kinsey’s secret love: his record collections, and the music and musicians he admired.
Pamela Thorby and Andrew Lawrence-King perform Renaissance and early Baroque music for recorder and early harp.
This week on Harmonia we’ll get a feel for the saltarello – a lively dance. Plus listen to a new release by Andrew Lawrence-King.
Music for dancing from the 16th through the 18th Centuries.