Birds are nature’s original songsters, and it’s a rare musician who has managed to turn a deaf ear to their music.
A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but would it sound as lovely?
The English poet Robert Graves once said, “There’s no money in poetry, but there’s no poetry in money.”
You already know what it looks like – the soaring towers and imposing façade of Westminster Abbey. But do you know what it sounds like?
Ever since some bright human ancestor got the idea to rub two sticks together, fire has enthralled us.
This week on Harmonia, we’re firing up our time machine and setting the dial back four hundred years to 1616 – what will we hear?
We’re sighing, in love, loss, or some combination of the two, as we hear recordings featuring the Consort of Musicke, and more!
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
From fibs to falsification, cover-ups to conspiracies, we're ferreting out lies and liars in early music, (plus some music of Oswald von Wolkenstein).