This week on Harmonia, we’re firing up our time machine and setting the dial back four hundred years to 1616 – what will we hear?
The Tempest is one of Shakespeare’s most inherently musical plays. From pipe and tabor to Classical orchestra, the spirit Ariel soars with sweet melodies.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
We bring you a program of early music with texts inspired by both romantic and symbolic associations with flowers.
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.
We’re celebrating Christmas with music from a variety of traditions, including two well-known carols, medieval music about St Nick, Byzantine chant, and more.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1599…a year of news and a year to remember.
Angela Mariani speaks with Lawrence Rosenwald about the Shakespeare's Dark Lady concert premiering at the Amherst Early Music Festival on July 18.
Philip Picket leads the Musicians of the Globe in music from Shakespeare's plays and the Masque of Oberon.
Concerts from the 2009 Indianapolis Early Music Festival, including performances by Ex Umbris, Reconstruction, Harmonious Blacksmith, and the Peabody Consort.