The Book of Psalms figures prominently in the Hebrew, Christian, and Islamic faiths alike. This week on Harmonia, we’ll hear various settings of one psalm—Psalm 2—the one that begins, “Why do the nations rant? Why do the peoples rave uselessly?” Plus, our featured recording is Cantica Obsoleta by the ensemble Acronym. Read More »
Harmonia Uncut brings you two performances from back in the time of concerts, one of Mozart from Gili Loftus, and one of Muffat from Matvey Lapin.
Quire Cleveland performs music by William Byrd from a 2016 concert, “England’s Phoenix: William Byrd.”
Les Voix Humaines and Nigel North, perform some very beautiful and unusual interpretations of John Dowland's Lacrimae, or Seaven Teares.
Busy bees buzz as they journey from flower to flower and back to the hive. But this week on Harmonia, bees aren’t all that’s a buzz—we’ll hear music featuring the crumhorn. Plus, our featured release is Handel Concerti Grossi, Op. 3 performed by Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.
Valentine’s day may be a day of chocolates, flowers, and joy for some. For others, love is fraught with sadness, separation, and death... This week: stories of famous star-crossed lovers.
We'll take a journey to sixteenth-century Spain to hear some foot-tapping ensaladas. Get ready to clap your hands and stamp your feet along with this irresistibly energetic music!