Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
We're showcasing early religious music in some of its shortest forms.
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
Two recordings paint a picture through music of the life and Passion of Christ.
Trefoil performs music centering on the symbolism of flowers in the music and poetry of the Middle Ages.
Music by cabinet makers, poets, world leaders, who ducked, or bucked, their non-musical lives to make music of lasting power. Plus, the flute in consort...
Masses and motets by the 16th century composer Cipriano de Rore.
Sacred music of Jacques Arcadelt, a composer who is better known for his madrigals and chansons.
Two recordings explore a pastiche of musical styles in England and France across several centuries.