The Music Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts owes much of its collection to the 19th century financier, Joseph W. Drexel.
We’ll hear from Oberlin Baroque and a renaissance wind band from Indiana University, plus, a recording of world premieres from gambist Julianne Laake!
Good things come in small packages, like a manuscript of viol music held at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.
Les Basses Réunies and music of the soldier-musician Tobias Hume.
We’re paying tribute to “Margriet” Tindemans, an early music pioneer and “ferociously talented” medieval fiddle player who passed away December 31, 2014.
Music of the Convento de la Encarnación in Mexico City from manuscripts now held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois.
Susie Napper, Margaret Little, and Consort Les Voix Humaine play viol pieces by Kühnel.
Lixsania Fernandez and Johannes Schenck, Christophe Coin and Martin Berteau, Shirley Hunt and J.S. Bach.
This week we revisit our "Say Who" series with music by the little known composer, David Funck.