Knights, peasants, crusades, chants, and saints—this week on Harmonia, we’ll explore aspects of medieval European history.
It's the art of musical name-dropping—paying respect to the masters that came before. This week, we bring you music that gives credit where credit is due!
Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
Music by cabinet makers, poets, world leaders, who ducked, or bucked, their non-musical lives to make music of lasting power. Plus, the flute in consort...
We’re exploring the Black Death and its influence in the lives of composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond.