Tap your toes, grab your dancing shoes, and find a partner. This week on Harmonia, we’re exploring dances heard in the Spanish Viceroys of Colonial America.
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.
We’ll hear from two composers at Bogotá Cathedral, explore the origins of the saraband, and discover the ensemble Musica Temprana. Plus, a recent CD by Piffaro.
New and classic recordings that made a lasting impression in 2009.
Fine recordings of early music from Latin America with Ex Cathedra, Ensemble Elyma, the Boston Camerata, Canto, Florilegium, and Musica Temprana.
A look at three settings of the Venus and Adonis story by composers Henry Desmarest, John Blow, and Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco.
This week we continue our exploration of composers associated with the Catholic order known as the Jesuits. Plus a new release by Les Boreades of Montreal.
This week on Harmonia we look at the musical contributions of the Gonzagas, who ruled Mantua for nearly four hundred years.