Ever since some bright human ancestor got the idea to rub two sticks together, fire has enthralled us.
From fibs to falsification, cover-ups to conspiracies, we're ferreting out lies and liars in early music, (plus some music of Oswald von Wolkenstein).
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 take a look at the Parisian chanson and explore the work of early music pioneer, William Christie. Plus, music by German composer Heinrich Isaac.
Performances by Les Arts Florissants (Erato), The English Concert (Archiv), and the Goettingen Festival Orchestra (Carus).
A Christian expression of joy, the word “noel” has been associated with Christmas for hundreds of years.
An exploration of Handel’s works written during his tenure as composer-in-residence at Cannons, the stately home of the Duke of Chandos.
A look at Henry Purcell's small-scale compositions for keyboard, music for string ensembles, and songs.
This week, the Harmonia Traditions Series explores early memorials. Plus, Claire Guimond and Sonnerie perform in a new recording of Mozart's flute quartets.
Suggestions to lend a wedding ceremony some early music flair.