Prodigies inspire and amaze us. Often, they accomplish things in their teenage years that most of us cannot hope to achieve in a lifetime.
As Oscar Wilde once wrote, “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”
The English poet Robert Graves once said, “There’s no money in poetry, but there’s no poetry in money.”
This week on Harmonia, we’re celebrating the feast day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of – you guessed it – music.
You already know what it looks like – the soaring towers and imposing façade of Westminster Abbey. But do you know what it sounds like?
This hour on Harmonia, we’re donning our party hats and pulling out the balloons and streamers, to celebrate our 25th birthday!
This week on Harmonia, we continue our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.