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.
Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.
The last in a series featuring music Bach wrote for the violin.The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra performs concertos for one, two and three violins.
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.