Check mate! We're exploring music of chess players, Czechs, and even a mate or two. Our “endgame?" A featured release by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
Laughter and tears: two of the most human forms of expression. This week on Harmonia, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sample a recording by John Holloway.
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.
An all-too-short summary of what happened at the 2011 Bloomington Early Music Festival.
One of the most versatile Renaissance composers revisits a versatile format near the end of his life.
A look at the poetry behind some of the most popular Renaissance vocal music. Plus, Nigel North performs in a featured release of music by Robert Johnson.
One of the 17th Century’s most famous women—her life, arts patronage, and historic accomplishments are explored as well as music associated with her court.
Love songs from the Renaissance by composers Luzzaschi, Crecquillon, Henry VIII, and Senfl.
Pamela Thorby performs music of the Renaissance, baroque, and new works for the recorder.
Claudio Monteverdi’s collection of sacred music, "Selva morale e spirituale," will be explored with performances by Cantus Cölln and Concerto Palatino.