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Posts tagged henry purcell

June 30, 2014

 

henry purcell

One Is The Loveliest Number

We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.

June 23, 2014

 

catherine the great

Call Me Cate

This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.

May 19, 2014

 

16th-century funeral procession

Elegies

For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.

May 5, 2014

 

spring crocus

All In A Garden Green

We’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries—flowers and fruit and everything green.

November 4, 2013

 

bass viol

Music For Bass Instruments

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.

September 10, 2013

 

echo

Echo!

On this episode of Harmonia, we’re listening for echoes! Plus, we’ll explore some curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini in our featured recording.

March 31, 2013

 

tavern songs

Spotlight On The New York Pro Musica Antiqua, Part 2

Join us for some fun with bawdy songs, rounds and catches, and Wendy Gillespie brings us part two of a New York Pro Musica Antiqua retrospective. And more...

March 29, 2013

 

Magdalen College Founders Tower and Cloisters Oxford England

Henry And Honest Dan

Did you know there was another composer in late 17th century England with the surname Purcell, besides Henry?

March 24, 2013

 

Adriano Banchieri.

Spotlight On The New York Pro Musica Antiqua, Part 1

We’ll explore the recorder, hear sacred music by Orlando di Lasso, and Wendy Gillespie brings us part one of a New York Pro Musica Antiqua retrospective.

February 10, 2013

 

painting of pygmalion, 1786.

Love’s Guises

We’re exploring the many faces of love. In its various guises, love is tender, desperate, misguided, sweet, jealous, confusing, funny…you name it!

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