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 »
The year is 1983 and notes inégales are about to be heard for the first time in Recital Hall at the IU School of Music.
Judith Linsenberg has been living with her arrangements of Bach organ sonatas as trio sonatas for many years now, but we’re going to travel back to when she was getting to know the music for the first time.
What the heck is fourteenth century chamber music? Excerpts from a concert called “Fourteenth century chamber music” - performed by faculty of the Early Music Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1989.
This hour on Harmonia, we’ll savor some of the rich early music of Lisbon…Plus, our featured recording is Flutes of a Feather: Telemann Duets for Two Flutes.
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.
This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore the magical sound of the cornetto. Plus, our featured release is A Delicate Fire: Music of Barbara Strozzi.