A tour of the violin in Italy with music by composers both famous and forgotten.
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.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1381: the Peasants Revolt in England, two 14th c. writers and theologians, and the music of Matteo da Perugia.
Harmonia heads to Italy for a visit to Naples by way of two recent recordings.
Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . . We spun the wheel, and it landed on 1333, a year of wars, murders and flood and so much more.
Move over, Thomas Tallis - more music in 40 parts!
Let's take a quick look back in time...to the year 1361.
We'll hear merchant cries from London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at a Musical Banquet. For dessert: a featured release from A Chantar.
Let’s take a quick look back in time . . . Crusades, explorers, sultans and composers...1331, a year of news, a year to remember.