This week on Harmonia, we finish up our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
We’re spinning some of early music’s “hit #1 singles,” alongside some listener requests.
From fibs to falsification, cover-ups to conspiracies, we're ferreting out lies and liars in early music, (plus some music of Oswald von Wolkenstein).
We’re donning our detective hats as we winkle out musical secrets large and small—from secret codes to secret scandals, plus a featured release by Sabrina Frey.
Opella Musica and the Camerata Lipsiensis release the first installment of an ongoing series devoted to Johann Kuhnau’s complete sacred works.
Violinist Stanley Ritchie and harpsichordist Elisabeth Wright have each released their own solo recordings of the music of J.S. Bach.
Bach mentored over 80 students, not the least of them his own sons. Bach’s very last student though was one he taught on his deathbed: Johann Gottfried Müthel.
We’re exploring music for the Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services leading up to Easter.
A tour of the violin in Italy with music by composers both famous and forgotten.
Bach sonatas, concertos, and even an orchestral suite arranged for two harpsichords. Emer Buckley, Jochewed Schwarz, and Masaki and Masato Suzuki perform.