Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
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.
Hear from a new recording that reconstructs Bach's Passion liturgy.
Chamber music by two of Bach’s sons: Carl Philipp Emmanuel and Johann Christian.
We’ll visit with ensemble Musica Pacifica and learn the history of the early harp. Plus a featured release of Baroque music by Sphera AntiQua.
This week, Bach's influence continues to spread to the string instruments.
A continuation of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s New Brandenburgs series, The Cardinall’s Musick, and Jordi Savall.
Ensemble Caprice offers music of Vivaldi, the New London Consort explores Tylman Susato’s “Dansereye,” and Bonporti inventions performed by Chiara Banchini.
Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
A continuation of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s New Brandenburgs, American lutenist Ronn McFarlane, and the Dunedin Consort & Players.