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August 5, 2017

 

Hurdy-gurdy

The Humble Hurdy-Gurdy

This week on Harmonia we explore one of the most fascinating and complex instruments that was ever misunderstood: the hurdy-gurdy.

August 13, 2016

 

Colonial South America

Dancing in the New World

Tap your toes, grab your dancing shoes, and find a partner. This week on Harmonia, we’re exploring dances heard in the Spanish Viceroys of Colonial America.

October 12, 2015

 

kiss

Kiss Me!

This hour, we bring you kisses in all times and tempos. Plus, we bid farewell to multi-instrumentalist Tom Zajac, who passed away on August 31, 2015.

September 16, 2013

 

field of cloth of gold

Field Of Cloth Of Gold

In 1520, kings Henry and Francis met for 17 days of celebration and pomp. We’ll explore the musical side of this meeting. Plus a release by the Boston Camerata.

October 7, 2012

 

anne azema and joel cohen

Catching Up With The Boston Camerata, Part 1

Part one of a conversation with Boston Camerata director Anne Azéma. Plus, we’ll explore the shawm as an instrument of the renaissance consort, and more.

September 16, 2012

 

birthplace of the charango

Celebrating Early Music In Latin America

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.

December 18, 2011

 

Sun King

Dancing In The Court Of The Sun King

We’ll dance at the court of Louis XIV to works by Jean-Baptiste Lully, and sound the bagpipe across time and space! Plus, a featured release by Anonymous 4.

September 12, 2011

 

Saint Peter

When In Rome…

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.

July 31, 2011

 

714-savonarola

Power To The People!

A look at some musical manifestations of people taking their lives into their own hands.

December 22, 2010

 

reclining woman in red

Top Ten Discoveries of 2010

Some of the best early music heard in the past year.

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