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.
Sephardic Music performed by Yaniv d'Or with Ensemble Naya, and the Apollo Ensemble.
Laughter and tears: two of the most human forms of expression. This week on Harmonia, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sample a recording by John Holloway.
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.
Roberta Invernizzi and Filippo Mineccia sing music from the Baroque era in Italy.
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
Hear from two new recordings that the The Sixteen released in 2013.
We’ll hear how composers have reused their own tunes and ideas, and what ideas they’ve borrowed from others. Plus, we’ll hear several instances of contrafacta.
Wendy Gillespie brings us part 3 of a tribute to the NYPMA. Plus, we'll explore music with words by famous poets and feature a Capella de Ministrers' CD.