Explore music from the city of Ferrara, and hear “new music” from 17th c. Italy performed by the ensemble Quicksilver. Also, we pay tribute to Gustav Leonhardt.
A tribute to singer Montserrat Figueras who passed away in November 2011. Plus, we'll look at a couple of overshadowed composers that history has forgotten.
We remember the life and career of legendary early music performer, scholar, and teacher Gustav Leonhardt.
We asked our listening audience to tell us their favorite pieces of early music.
A new recording by Bart Kuijken and a classic by the Mexican group Ensamble Continuo.
Two recent recordings with the Hilliard Ensemble, including Latin church music of the 16th Century and J.S. Bach's complete motets.
A new Avie label release of Bach's Brandenburg concertos.
Cantus Coelln under the direction of Konrad Junghaenel perform J.S. Bach's Missae Breves.
Robert Schumann's arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach's "Saint John Passion."
The music of Baroque Hamburg is in focus this week on Harmonia as we look at its composers for both the church and opera house.