"I wrote like the devil in those days, and chiefly for the oboe, which was my favorite instrument."
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
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.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.
Open your mind—as well as your ears—as we listen to music from the distant past alongside related music by living composers.
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.
Recording of a little-known opera that was very successful in its own time.
We’ll unravel the city’s intricate tradition of liturgical music, revel in masterworks by Czech natives and more. Plus, a featured release of music by Knüpfer.