We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
We’re spending time with composers who played and wrote for bass instruments, and we’ll explore music for three violins and hear chant from the Thomas Gradual.
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.
Claudio Monteverdi’s collection of sacred music, "Selva morale e spirituale," will be explored with performances by Cantus Cölln and Concerto Palatino.
On Harmonia this week we listen to some of cornettist Bruce Dickey’s more recent recordings. Plus, we review an upcoming release by Musica Pacifica.
Baroque composers were notorious for ingratiating themselves to people of power, wealth, and influence. We'll look at dedication pages and their results.