Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music, and we’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources on this edition of Harmonia.
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra and Harmonious Blacksmith explore the essential place of improvisation in early music.
Part three of our mini-series on the music of JS Bach: this week, Art of Fugue performed by Les Voix Humaines and the Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.
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.
Two Gregorian Masses from the Thomas Gradual St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, c. 1300
We've handpicked a variety of early music recordings – new and old – to help get you into the spirit of the holiday season: Bach, Schutz, chant and more.
Andrew Parrott reconstructs the music to mourn the death of Prince Leopold, the man who brought Bach to Cöthen.
This week, a fresh look at Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
J.S. Bach's "Magnificat" (Channel Classics) and Purcell's "Dido & Aeneas" (Ambronay).
Music for lute, organ, harpsichord, and a little-known Italian Baroque oratorio.