We’re exploring the Black Death and its influence in the lives of composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond.
On this episode of Harmonia, we’re listening for echoes! Plus, we’ll explore some curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini in our featured recording.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.
We’ll hear how composers have reused their own tunes and ideas, and what ideas they’ve borrowed from others. Plus, we’ll hear several instances of contrafacta.
We’re on a musical tour of Madrid, where Roman, Visigothic, Jewish, Moorish and countless other traditions converged. Plus, a featured CD of Armenian music.
We’ll hear from two composers at Bogotá Cathedral, explore the origins of the saraband, and discover the ensemble Musica Temprana. Plus, a recent CD by Piffaro.
We’re exploring some of the oldest musical centers of London.
Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall, Montserrat Figueras, peace and a dialogue of souls - what more do you need to know?
A tribute to singer Montserrat Figueras who passed away in November 2011. Plus, we'll look at a couple of overshadowed composers that history has forgotten.
This week, should we call it Istanbul or Constantinople?