The early music world lost one of its most important figures when Nikolaus Harnoncourt passed away on March 5th, 2016.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
Lixsania Fernandez and Johannes Schenck, Christophe Coin and Martin Berteau, Shirley Hunt and J.S. Bach.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
We’re spending time with composers who played and wrote for bass instruments, and we’ll explore music for three violins and hear chant from the Thomas Gradual.
Take a tour of Marin Marias' life's work by way of three new recordings.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.
We're recalling the history of some of Paris' most musical attractions! Plus, a featured release by Rogers Covey-Crump, Christopher O'Gorman, and John Potter.
We’ll hear from two composers at Bogotá Cathedral, explore the origins of the saraband, and discover the ensemble Musica Temprana. Plus, a recent CD by Piffaro.
This week we explore two exceptional recent releases of operas by Jean Baptiste Lully (Psyche) and Marin Marais (Semele).