Tired of jingle bells yet? This week on Harmonia, join us for something a little different.
We're exploring music inspired by birdsong and the art of the fantasia.
Countertenor Iestyn Davies and bass Christopher Purves in two new recordings with the ensemble Arcangelo.
A re-issue of Alfred Deller's 1978 recording of Dowland lute songs, and Italian chitarrone music performed by Jakob Lindberg.
Harmonia takes a look at early music recordings nominated for the 2011 Grammy Awards
Two excellent Handel recordings with countertenor Bejun Mehta (Harmonia Mundi) and contralto Nathalie Stutzmann (DHM).
American countertenor Steven Rickards answers questions about his voice type and aspects of his career.
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the many Youtube videos that feature him.
A look at a couple classic recordings of music for two tenors ("A Doi Tenori") and two countertenors ("Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow").
A recent ATMA label release of William Lawes' harp consorts and a Hyperion recording of songs and instrumental pieces by the Lawes brothers.