We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
"Tinker, Tailor, / Soldier, Sailor, / Rich Man, Poor Man, / Beggar Man, Thief..."
Here's a sampling from an array of early music recordings – new and old, from performers like the Tallis Scholars, Boston Camerata, The Sixteen, and more.
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.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the “Greene Countrie Towne” of Philadelphia.
The music of Bach performed on harpsichords built in 1740 and 1751.
Harpsichord music of Johann Jacob Froberger played by the Romanian harpsichordist Alina Rotaru.
Ensemble Leones performs the music of Neidhart, a famous Minnesinger.
Performances by Musica Fiorita (Ars Musici) and Musique des Lumières (Naïve).
Baroque orchestral dance music by J.C.F. Fischer (CPO) and Michel-Richard Delalande (Harmonia Mundi).