Harmonia - Early Music Podcast
Now And Then07/31/15
Music from an ensemble who hopes to pass “seamlessly between different eras and musical styles, between now and then."
My Tunes: Shira Kammen On “Shuffle”
Occasionally we like to ask people in the field of early music: "What are you listening to?" This hour, we’re focusing on multi-instrumentalist Shira Kammen!
Jealousy, murder, crimes of passion, hired assassins, and Marenzio's music for a pacifatory marriage.
Plectrums, Pizzicato, And Plucks
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.
Les Basses Réunies and music of the soldier-musician Tobias Hume.
It's the art of musical name-dropping—paying respect to the masters that came before. This week, we bring you music that gives credit where credit is due!
Udite, Amanti: Lovers, Beware! Music from the seventeenth-century Barberini courts.
A Tribute To Margriet
The Land Of Harmony
Quire Cleveland presents a program of American composers extending as far back as the first book printed in North America, to 20th century composer Amy Beach.
Smell The Roses!
We bring you a program of early music with texts inspired by both romantic and symbolic associations with flowers.
Duo Geminiani Goes Solo
Violinist Stanley Ritchie and harpsichordist Elisabeth Wright have each released their own solo recordings of the music of J.S. Bach.
Does Your Voice Hang Low?
We've got the lowdown on music written for guys with supremely subterranean vocal ranges...
Música Celestial: From The Convent Of The Encarnación
Music of manuscripts from the Convento de la Encarnación in Mexico City, now held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois.
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.
Trio Settecento Plays Veracini
A new ambitious project from Trio Settecento: the complete Op. 2 Sonate Accademiche by Francesco Maria Veracini.
“We’re game” this week as we explore music by gamblers, for gamblers, and about gamblers. (Dare you to join us!)
Ring Around Quartet and Consort sing Frottole: Popular songs of Renaissance Italy.
Queen Of Heaven
Agave Baroque and countertenor Reginald Mobley perform music by the Italian nun, Isabella Leonarda.
Eye Music, Ear Candy
Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
Ensemble Dragma And The Music Of Heinrich Laufenberg
Ensemble Dragma's first CD is a recording devoted to the 15th century poet-musician, Heinrich Laufenberg.
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More informationHarmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program, podcast and blog that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods. From the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata - Harmonia brings the music of these earlier periods to life, as performers of today cast new light on the music of the distant past.
Harmonia is a production of WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana.