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.
Music by some “cranky” organists from Restoration England! Plus, we continue our look at theorist Athanasius Kircher and feature a recent CD by Chatham Baroque.
We’re exploring the Black Death and its influence in the lives of composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond.