What do the Mardi Gras parades of New Orleans, the famous Carnival of Venice, and the Jewish holiday Purim all have in common? Why, costumes, of course!
This hour we’re exploring the work of a composer for whom more music survives than any other composer working around 1400 in Europe.
Knights, peasants, crusades, chants, and saints—this week on Harmonia, we’ll explore aspects of medieval European history.
We’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries—flowers and fruit and everything green.
A look at the cornucopia, an ancient symbol used in music from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and early America.
The life and works of Nicolas Gombert, a Renaissance composer whose music will be explored as well as a new release by the English ensemble La Serenissima.
This week on Harmonia we'll be traveling back in time and exploring selections from past holiday shows.
A mix of music and food, as well as compositions about food and drink.