Ah, Valentine’s Day – a time to cherish a new romance or rekindle an old flame! This week on Harmonia, we explore the sounds of a trio of instruments d'amore.
There’s something about Mary – the Virgin Mary, that is! She’s been the subject of countless sacred works throughout the history of western art music.
This hour, we'll hear some bawdy songs and tragic ballads, as well as more uplifting, devotional songs and hymns. Plus, a featured CD of Tudor church music.
Anthems, motets, fantasias and voluntaries recorded for the very first time.
Renowned British violinist Andrew Manze is featured in two recordings of music by W.A. Mozart (Harmonia Mundi).
Pamela Thorby performs music of the Renaissance, baroque, and new works for the recorder.
A new release from the Alpha label brings us Bruno Cocset in a program of cello sonatas by Francesco Geminiani.
This week on Harmonia we’ll explore the music of late-Baroque composer Leonardo Vinci. A new release by the Academy of Ancient Music will also be reviewed.
Handel's op. 3 concertos for orchestra on the Harmonia Mundi label.
Music found in Thomas Jefferson’s catalog of 1783.