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.
Depictions of Cupid in baroque music from France, Italy, England, and Latin America.
This week on Harmonia we'll focus on two new recordings of operas by Jean-Baptiste Lully. We'll also enjoy a new release by the Hilliard Ensemble.