The influential Italian composer, Carlo Farina, was at the forefront of the violin’s flourishing.
We're bringing you some of the most radical musical diversions from the norm, courtesy of bold, maverick, or legitimately insane composers.
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.
Music by Alessandro Scarlatti and his son Domenico, performed by the Houston-based early music ensemble, Ars Lyrica.
Music of Venetian composers from the Early Baroque.