Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
Violinist Stanley Ritchie and harpsichordist Elisabeth Wright have each released their own solo recordings of the music of J.S. Bach.
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
We’re devoting the hour to the life and accomplishments of a true early music luminary.
Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
The Munich Baroque Soloists play familiar and not-so-familiar music. Revisit Vivaldi favorites and get to know Johann Zach.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
Bach's French and English Suites performed by Colin Tilney on clavichord and Richard Egarr on harpsichord.
A continuation of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin. Ton Koopman and Catherine Manson perform.