Check mate! We're exploring music of chess players, Czechs, and even a mate or two. Our “endgame?" A featured release by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
This hour, we'll hear some bawdy songs and tragic ballads, as well as more uplifting, devotional songs and hymns. Plus, a featured CD of Tudor church music.
"Tinker, Tailor, / Soldier, Sailor, / Rich Man, Poor Man, / Beggar Man, Thief..."
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the “Greene Countrie Towne” of Philadelphia.
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.
A further list of holiday CDs for your perusing pleasure!
Music you might have heard in the homes, churches, taverns, and theaters of the North American colonies, around the time of the American Revolution.
This week, the Harmonia Traditions Series explores traditional songs and hymns from many cultures…and a new release by the Bach Collegium Japan.