This hour on Harmonia, we’ll explore the diverse musical influences in medieval and baroque Spain through the lens of some innovative performers.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
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.
We're exploring music inspired by birdsong and the art of the fantasia.
Two new recordings from father and daughter, Jordi and Arianna Savall.
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.