Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
The Netherlands-based viol consort play music of Christopher Tye and John Jenkins.
Phantasm plays John Ward's four part viol fantasies. Plus, Ward's verse anthems with the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Lixsania Fernandez and Johannes Schenck, Christophe Coin and Martin Berteau, Shirley Hunt and J.S. Bach.
Music by a composer whose music you may have heard, but whose name you might not know.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
Three recordings and three versions of Purcell’s "Musick for a While."
This week we revisit our "Say Who" series with music by the little known composer, David Funck.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.
Part three of our mini-series on the music of JS Bach: this week, Art of Fugue performed by Les Voix Humaines and the Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.