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.
Josquin des Prez set a text about a thousand regrets to music, and it swept through Europe like a fever! We’ll hear a multitude of settings.
Tributes to Johannes Ockeghem and a new recording by the ensemble Diabolus in Musica, directed by Antoine Guerber.
Wendy Gillespie brings us part 3 of a tribute to the NYPMA. Plus, we'll explore music with words by famous poets and feature a Capella de Ministrers' CD.
Explore music from the city of Ferrara, and hear “new music” from 17th c. Italy performed by the ensemble Quicksilver. Also, we pay tribute to Gustav Leonhardt.