There’s something about Mary – the Virgin Mary, that is! She’s been the subject of countless sacred works throughout the history of western art music.
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.
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 throwing open the barn doors with music inspired by sheep, cats, chickens—even the frogs down by the creek.
Three recordings and three versions of Purcell’s "Musick for a While."
On this episode of Harmonia, we’re listening for echoes! Plus, we’ll explore some curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini in our featured recording.
Renowned British violinist Andrew Manze is featured in two recordings of music by W.A. Mozart (Harmonia Mundi).
A new release from the Alpha label brings us Bruno Cocset in a program of cello sonatas by Francesco Geminiani.
Music found in Thomas Jefferson’s catalog of 1783.