Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons may be the most famous, but they weren’t the only ones composed during the Baroque era.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
Spanish consort songs (Passacaille) and Italian dances (Dorian).
Marking the 25th anniversary of Early Music America with a look at its past competition winners: Ensemble La Rota, Asteria, and the Catacoustic Consort.
Love and the Renaissance frottola, Musicologist Robert Green on the French Baroque hurdy-gurdy, and a Mendelssohn arrangement of Handel’s Acis and Galatea.