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.
Prominent in Medieval and Renaissance churches, swallow’s nest organs perched high above their congregations suspended from platforms built in the church wall.
Pablo Heras-Casado and the Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble present a new recording of music by Praetorius, Praetorius, and Praetorius!
Celebrate the holiday season with Nativity music from the late Renaissance in Europe, performed by the musicians of the Historical Performance Institute.
Can you dance a Polonaise? Would you do the Fandango? Music and dance have long been like-minded partners. Join us, as we dance the hour away!
Two new releases of music by John Dowland, a composer whose works are still being performed, admired and enjoyed.
We’ll explore the recorder, hear sacred music by Orlando di Lasso, and Wendy Gillespie brings us part one of a New York Pro Musica Antiqua retrospective.
Let’s take a look back in time. . . . We spun the wheel, and it landed on 1618.