Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
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.
Bernard Foccroulle plays his own compositions for historical organs.
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 devoting the hour to the life and accomplishments of a true early music luminary.
Looking back at the giants and geniuses of music history through the medium of the string quartet: Palestrina, Lasso, Castello, Bach, Mozart, Pleyel and more.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
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.