This October 31st marks half a millennium since the young priest, Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses that ushered in the Protestant Reformation.
Martin Luther was a great fan of music, and on Harmonia this week, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we’re exploring Lutheran composers.
Celebrate the holiday season with Nativity music from the late Renaissance in Europe, performed by the musicians of the Historical Performance Institute.
A new recording from the Phemius Consort situates Thomas Kingo and Danish hymnody in the wider context of the baroque sound world.
Recreating the sounds of the Renaissance with the Freiberg Cathedral Angel Instruments of 1594.
Two recordings of music from the Lutheran tradition composed by Bach and Telemann.
A look at some musical manifestations of people taking their lives into their own hands.