The English poet Robert Graves once said, “There’s no money in poetry, but there’s no poetry in money.”
This hour, we bring you kisses in all times and tempos. Plus, we bid farewell to multi-instrumentalist Tom Zajac, who passed away on August 31, 2015.
Music from an ensemble who hopes to pass “seamlessly between different eras and musical styles, between now and then."
It's the art of musical name-dropping—paying respect to the masters that came before. This week, we bring you music that gives credit where credit is due!
We've got the lowdown on music written for guys with supremely subterranean vocal ranges...
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.
Petrus Alamire, in addition to his musical endeavors, may have acted as a political spy for Henry the VIII.
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.
We’re exploring cases of mistaken identity and musical misattribution. Plus, we’ll hear medieval music performed by the ensemble Trefoil.