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.
Two recordings of music from the Lutheran tradition composed by Bach and Telemann.
We’re exploring cases of mistaken identity and musical misattribution. Plus, we’ll hear medieval music performed by the ensemble Trefoil.
We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.
Two fantastic ensembles playing some fantastic music in the fantastic style.
A continuation of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin. Ton Koopman and Catherine Manson perform.
The first of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin.
"Of all the wind instruments, the most excellent is the cornett..." - Girolamo dalla Casa.