Prominent in Medieval and Renaissance churches, swallow’s nest organs perched high above their congregations suspended from platforms built in the church wall.
This hour on Harmonia, we’re listening to the sounds of frogs, snakes, and serpents, both real and mythological.
We’re donning our detective hats as we winkle out musical secrets large and small—from secret codes to secret scandals, plus a featured release by Sabrina Frey.
We’re remembering Scott Reiss, an early music pioneer and phenomenal recorder player who passed away ten years ago this year on December 15th, 2005.
We're showcasing early religious music in some of its shortest forms.
We’re exploring the Black Death and its influence in the lives of composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond.
A 2012 release from EMC records features music that spans nearly a thousand years.
Open your mind—as well as your ears—as we listen to music from the distant past alongside related music by living composers.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1350 and the birth of a Dominican friar, the death of two kings, and the Battle of Winchelsea.
Let’s take a quick look back in time...to 1377, the year of Brunelleschi's birth, Machaut's death, and the Cesena bloodbath.