Jones is one of the most common surnames in England, as is John for a given name. But do you know the 18th century contemporary of Handel, John Jones?
“No description, no imagination can do justice to these compositions...the admiration of the musical world."
The string quartet is the pinnacle of Classical chamber music, but the string trio doesn’t get the same respect!
When asked to name a famous Polish pianist-composer before Chopin but after Haydn, how many would come up with the name Franciszek Lessel?
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.
Like father, like son—music seemed to run in the family for the Manfredini’s.
Toss your flip-flops in the back of the closet and dig out your favorite fuzzy sweater...summer has passed, autumn is here and winter is on the way.
We’re headed into the 19th century with Hummel piano concertos, recorded for the first time on period instruments by Solamente Naturali.
Harmonia takes a look at early music recordings nominated for the 2011 Grammy Awards