We're bringing you some of the most radical musical diversions from the norm, courtesy of bold, maverick, or legitimately insane composers.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
Music by cabinet makers, poets, world leaders, who ducked, or bucked, their non-musical lives to make music of lasting power. Plus, the flute in consort...
In 1520, kings Henry and Francis met for 17 days of celebration and pomp. We’ll explore the musical side of this meeting. Plus a release by the Boston Camerata.
We're exploring early music exchanges between Japan and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Plus we’ll hear music of the cornetto and Bach Collegium Japan.
A live performance by Ensemble REBEL from the 2011 Indianapolis Early Music Festival…plus, recorder music from a featured release by Nina Stern.
The life and works of Nicolas Gombert, a Renaissance composer whose music will be explored as well as a new release by the English ensemble La Serenissima.
Two recent recordings with the Hilliard Ensemble, including Latin church music of the 16th Century and J.S. Bach's complete motets.
This week on Harmonia we'll focus on two new recordings of operas by Jean-Baptiste Lully. We'll also enjoy a new release by the Hilliard Ensemble.