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 visiting that very special genre of English choral music with three new CD's
We’re exploring some of the oldest musical centers of London.
The beginning of an exploration of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s commissions inspired by the Brandenburg Concertos of J.S. Bach.
Depictions of Cupid in baroque music from France, Italy, England, and Latin America.
A look at the lives of Christian saints with celebrations from 17th-century France and England... plus a recent release of choral works by Jean Mouton.
A look at three settings of the Venus and Adonis story by composers Henry Desmarest, John Blow, and Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco.
A look at a couple classic recordings of music for two tenors ("A Doi Tenori") and two countertenors ("Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow").
This week on Harmonia, we look at the stories of deserted women. We’ll also review the debut release of the young British vocal ensemble Stile Antico.