It is well documented that Thomas Jefferson was both a great lover of music and an accomplished performer. He spent hours practicing the violin as a young man, and apparently wooed his wife Martha by playing violin and harpsichord duets with her. The contents of his music library have been much studied and include works […]
We’re marking the birth of John Dowland and the death of Gesualdo, and we’re saying goodbye to a friend, oboist Washington McClain.
We’re celebrating Christmas with music from a variety of traditions, including two well-known carols, medieval music about St Nick, Byzantine chant, and more.
We’re exploring the veil between this life and beyond through music.
Part one of a series that looks into the life of George Frideric Handel from the perspective of the many places he lived.