This hour on Harmonia, we’ll explore the diverse musical influences in medieval and baroque Spain through the lens of some innovative performers.
"The repetition of a...harmonic motif evoked a sense of time stretching far beyond the limits of our physical world, thus creating an illusion of eternity!"
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
The noble falcon, a crazed cyclops, and music imitating the sounds of battle -- an exploration of birds, beasts, and battles in Renaissance and Baroque music.
Ensemble Caprice offers music of Vivaldi, the New London Consort explores Tylman Susato’s “Dansereye,” and Bonporti inventions performed by Chiara Banchini.
Music from the English Renaissance with Piffaro and choral music by Vivaldi with Ensemble Caprice.
Ensemble Caprice tackles Telemann's Gypsy music, Esterházy Machine plays Haydn's baryton trios, and Paul O’Dette champions Marco dall’Aquila’s lute pieces.