We'll hear music of Francois Devienne, CPE Bach, and Frédéric Duvernoy performed in 1988 by Colin St. Martin and Richard Seraphinoff, who were students at the IU Early Music Institute at that time.
We'll hear music from the viol consort Phantasm during their 1999 U.S. tour.
Join us for arrangements of well-known Elizabethan tunes mixed with serious secular polyphony in this 2019 concert by the ensemble Antic Faces entitled "Joyne Hands - Elizabethan entertainments for mixed consort."
Some baroque music theorists wanted to make music easier for the performer to play and more meaningful for the audience to hear. Others theorized to a level of abstraction that was brilliant but challenging to understand and apply. This week, we’ll listen to music by both the pragmatic and the puzzling.
Grab a partner and head to the dance hall! This week on Harmonia, we’re throwing a dance party that spans several centuries. We’ll explore dances that were danced by professionals and amateurs alike as well as dance music that isn’t meant to be danced to at all. Our featured release is J.S. Bach Suites & Sonatas, Vol. 3 performed by Shirley Hunt.
When Christian IV of Denmark visited his brother-in-law James Stuart in England, they threw some raucous, wild parties . . . so, it’s no surprise that King Christian’s fondness for the British Isles informed his musical patronage. This week on Harmonia: renaissance music from the court at Copenhagen.