Salamone Rossi was an Italian string player and composer working at the turn of the 17th century, a contemporary of Monteverdi and Caccini.
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 investigating the moniker Monica! We’ll trace a tune dubbed “Monica” that was popular throughout Europe for two centuries, and so much more...
Plucked instruments—lutes, guitars, harps and harpsichords will pick and pizz us through the hour. Plus, a special tribute to lute player Pat O’Brien.
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons may be the most famous, but they weren’t the only ones composed during the Baroque era.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.