For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
The noble falcon, a crazed cyclops, and music imitating the sounds of battle -- an exploration of birds, beasts, and battles in Renaissance and Baroque music.
Part two of a series that looks into the life of George Frideric Handel from the perspective of the many places he lived.
The Traditions Series continues with a look at the appearances of food and drink in music of the baroque. Also, a new release by organist Johnathan Dimmock.
This week we discuss versions of the story Acis and Galatea by Lully, Literes, Handel, and Naumann, as well as a new release of Buxtehude’s organ music.
This week on Harmonia: the music of a small fraternity of Renaissance and baroque composers who were blind from childhood, plus a new release by La Serenissima.