Stylus fantasticus - the very words bring wild, swirling, colorful images leaping into the imagination! This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore this expressive, experimental, new music of the seventeenth century. Plus, we’ll feature work of seventeenth century composer-violinist David Petersen. Join us! Read More »
Here's a delicious Telemann sandwich filled with CPE Bach! (Hold the mayo and mustard.)
Head-banging viol consorts - really? YES! Join “The Brade Bunch” in Berkeley, CA in 2008 for some of the best music that has ever been.
Thomas Binkley died in April of 1995, and in September of that year a large group of former students and colleagues gathered to remember him with his own favorite kind music-making—live performance.
The construction of La Plata Cathedral, now known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre in Bolivia, began in 1559. This week on Harmonia, we’ll hear music written for this sparkling venue, with its white marble lit up by the stained glass windows. Plus, our featured release is Tommaso Giordani: Six Duos for Two Cellos.
For hundreds of years, the goddess Fortune and her wheel have offered us a way to comprehend the unpredictability of life. This week on Harmonia, we’ll look back to the fourteenth century and explore the appearances of Fortune in music as people try to make sense of famine, plague, political and religious strife. Join us!
One of the things that we like to celebrate occasionally on Harmonia is the vibrant repertoire of new music written for early instruments. This week: music from a beautiful new recording by the Galax Quartet called Dream Drapery, featuring works by Marc Mellits, Robert Morris and Joseph Schwantner.