We're showcasing early religious music in some of its shortest forms.
Looking back at the giants and geniuses of music history through the medium of the string quartet: Palestrina, Lasso, Castello, Bach, Mozart, Pleyel and more.
Two recordings paint a picture through music of the life and Passion of Christ.
Here's a sampling from an array of early music recordings – new and old, from performers like the Tallis Scholars, Boston Camerata, The Sixteen, and more.
We're exploring early music exchanges between Japan and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Plus we’ll hear music of the cornetto and Bach Collegium Japan.
We’ll hear how composers have reused their own tunes and ideas, and what ideas they’ve borrowed from others. Plus, we’ll hear several instances of contrafacta.
It's a mini-early-music tour of Rome. We'll visit Vatican City, sample some Roman Carnival music, and more. Plus a featured release by The Cardinall’s Musick.
Harmonia celebrates springtime with songs and dance music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early Baroque.
This week we discuss the many settings of Psalm 42, "As pants the hart." Also, a new release by Brandywine Baroque.
This week on Harmonia we explore examples of how instrumentalists created diminutions out of music by Palestrina, Crequillon, and others.