Mikolaj Zielenski was a minor composer but nonetheless a good one, and his music deserves to be heard more often.
A world premiere of Tarquinio Merula’s complete op. 11, collected in one recording.
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
Love and loss are "yin and yang…" the heads and tails of a coin...the inevitability of one fed by the other.
On this episode of Harmonia, we’re listening for echoes! Plus, we’ll explore some curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini in our featured recording.
Allison Mackay speaks about The Galileo Project. Plus, we explore the vihuela, and our featured release takes us down the path of the Pied Piper.
An all-too-short summary of what happened at the 2011 Bloomington Early Music Festival.
Two releases of Monteverdi's opera L'Orfeo, a new one performed by Music from Aston Magna and a classic one with the New London Consort.
This week on Harmonia we explore examples of how instrumentalists created diminutions out of music by Palestrina, Crequillon, and others.
Loud music, a musician in love, a turn for the worst, lots of good friends, and an alternate ending? It's Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.