Laughter and tears: two of the most human forms of expression. This week on Harmonia, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sample a recording by John Holloway.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
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.
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.
We’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries—flowers and fruit and everything green.
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.
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.
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...
Did you know there was another composer in late 17th century England with the surname Purcell, besides Henry?
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.