Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
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.
Take a tour of Marin Marias' life's work by way of three new recordings.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.
Sacred music from Versailles: Music written by French composers, performed by French musicians on a recording sponsored by a French institution.
Allison Mackay speaks about The Galileo Project. Plus, we explore the vihuela, and our featured release takes us down the path of the Pied Piper.
We’ll hear music of Neidhart, Ockeghem, Pierre de la Rue, Falvetti and Vivaldi. Plus, a “classic” release, the first recording by the ensemble La Petite Bande.
We’ll dance at the court of Louis XIV to works by Jean-Baptiste Lully, and sound the bagpipe across time and space! Plus, a featured release by Anonymous 4.
Savall directs Les Concert des Nations in music for the orchestras of Louis XIII and XIV, as well as works from the time of Louis XV.