This week on Harmonia, we begin our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
We’re donning our detective hats as we winkle out musical secrets large and small—from secret codes to secret scandals, plus a featured release by Sabrina Frey.
LeStrange Viols dedicates an entire disc to William Cranford’s consort music for 4, 5, and 6 viols.
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
We’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries—flowers and fruit and everything green.
We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.
Two recent recordings from The Cardinall’s Musick continue an exploration of the 16th century English choral tradition.
Music from 16th century England, alongside contemporary works, and music by lesser known and Portuguese composers.
We’re exploring the musical bonds between students and teachers. Plus, we'll hear viol music of Marin Marais on our featured recording.