The Tudor period was marked by the flourishing of sacred music in the chapels and cathedrals of England.
This week on Harmonia, we finish up our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
This week on Harmonia, we continue our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
This week on Harmonia, we begin our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
We're exploring music inspired by birdsong and the art of the fantasia.
Laughter and tears: two of the most human forms of expression. This week on Harmonia, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sample a recording by John Holloway.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
We’re marking the birth of John Dowland and the death of Gesualdo, and we’re saying goodbye to a friend, oboist Washington McClain.
Let’s take a quick look back to the year 1500. Pinzon discovered an estuary of the Amazon, future Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was born, and more.
We’re solving an antiphon mystery: Why are there so many pieces titled “In nomine”? We’ll find out why, as well as explore the origins of the sackbut.