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Harmonia Uncut

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Harmonia Uncut is a biweekly podcast featuring highlights from recent and archival concert recordings of early music, curated and presented by Wendy Gillespie.

Harmonia Uncut is a biweekly podcast featuring highlights from recent and archival concert recordings of early music, curated and presented by Wendy Gillespie.

Location:

Bloomington, IN

Description:

Harmonia Uncut is a biweekly podcast featuring highlights from recent and archival concert recordings of early music, curated and presented by Wendy Gillespie.

Language:

English

Contact:

1229 E. 7th St. Bloomington, IN 47405 (812) 855-1357


Episodes

The Hilliard Ensemble in 1980

3/1/2021
We'll hear a performance from a 1980 cassette tape of the Hilliard Ensemble's first concert in NYC.

Duration:00:29:01

Harmonia Uncut: Legrenzi Suggests…

2/15/2021
The UNT Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra present several different ways of performing the music, just as Giovanni Legrenzi suggests. Check it out!

Duration:00:18:24

Harmonia Uncut: Old School, New Perspective

2/1/2021
Listen as Hebrew, Islam, and Christian traditions overlap and diverge as they spread around Europe and Asia, in a performance by ensemble Schola Antiqua.

Duration:00:30:32

Harmonia Uncut: Sleepwalking in 17th-Century Paris...

1/19/2021
The ensemble Sonnambula plays music from seventeenth-century France by Lully, Lalande, and more at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in NYC of September 2017. Join us!

Duration:00:19:47

Harmonia Uncut: Richard Davy's St. Matthew Passion

1/4/2021
Let's hear some of Quire Cleveland's 2017 performance of the St. Matthew Passion by Renaissance composer Richard Davy.

Duration:00:25:31

Harmonia Uncut: Czech Out This Christmas Concert!

12/21/2020
Tempesta di Mare created a very unusual Christmas concert of Czech music, most of which was found in a bishop’s library in the Moravian Court in Kroměříž. Singers, strings, brass, winds, and organ join together for festive music of the season.

Duration:00:24:39

Harmonia Uncut: Baroque in Texas

12/7/2020
Join us for excerpts from the concert “Hecho en Mexico” by Austin Baroque Orchestra.

Duration:00:23:35

Parthenia, Dashon Burton, and King James

11/23/2020
Travel with us back through time to October 2016. We’re visiting St. Luke in the Fields Church in New York City for “King James and his Bible: a musical portrait,” a concert presented by the viol consort Parthenia with guest bass-baritone Dashon Burton.

Duration:00:23:42

Harmonia Uncut: An Alchymical Transformation

11/9/2020
In January, 2020, Alchymy Viols underwent some friendly alchemy to become an ensemble of singers and instrumentalists perfect for the performance of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s 11th and final mass, first performed at the Sainte Chapelle in Paris, probably during the feast of the Assumption in 1699. We’ll hear some of that splendid mass and also Charpentier’s only Sonata among an oeuvre of well over 500 works.

Duration:00:23:35

Harmonia Uncut: Musique et Masqueray

10/26/2020
We'll hear excerpts from the Rose Ensemble's concert at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church in St. Paul in March of 2017. The concert comprised liturgical music composed in the style current in France in the seventeenth century, though not all the repertory is by French composers...

Duration:00:24:10

Harmonia Uncut: Loftus and Lapin - Not a law firm!

10/12/2020
Harmonia Uncut brings you two performances from back in the time of concerts, one of Mozart from Gili Loftus, and one of Muffat from Matvey Lapin.

Duration:00:26:58

Harmonia Uncut: Quire Cleveland Performs William Byrd

9/28/2020
Quire Cleveland performs music by William Byrd from a 2016 concert, “England’s Phoenix: William Byrd.”

Duration:07:00:00

Harmonia Uncut: Les Voix Humaines and Dowland's Teares

9/14/2020
Les Voix Humaines and Nigel North, perform some very beautiful and unusual interpretations of John Dowland's Lacrimae, or Seaven Teares.

Duration:07:00:00

Harmonia Uncut: Vajra Voices

8/31/2020
Vajra Voices, directed by Karen R. Clark, is a female vocal ensemble that sings medieval to modern music. On February 1, 2020 they gave a concert called “In a Medieval Garden” in Santa Cruz, California. We’re going to listen to them sing music of Guillaume de Machaut accompanied by guest artist and multi-instrumentalist Mary Springfels. Join us!

Duration:00:16:26

Harmonia Uncut: Monteverdi Collab

8/17/2020
Add the Dark Horse Consort and the Chant Schola to the Green Mountain Project (in Italian, “green mountain” easily translates to “monte verdi” - just saying); gather in the Church of St. Jean Baptiste in New York City on January 3, 2019; stir well; and perform the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610. I wonder whether this is the first performance that uses all female cornetto players…

Duration:00:38:29

Harmonia Uncut: Quaver

8/3/2020
In 2018, the viol consort Quaver performed a concert at the Viola da Gamba Society of America's conclave in North Carolina and surprised their listeners with some unexpected approaches to familiar music.

Duration:00:12:20

Harmonia Uncut: Infusion Baroque

7/20/2020
Music from Infusion Baroque's performance in the 2017 Indianapolis Early Music Festival in a program that featured Italianate composers of the 17th and early 18th centuries.

Duration:00:16:35

Harmonia Uncut: Impossible Historical Performances

7/6/2020
On this episode of Harmonia Uncut, we visit two lone musicians, one in Ohio and one in Berlin, already alone before the pandemic, recording themselves playing all the parts of their pieces. Tricky stuff!

Duration:00:20:36

Familiarity and Freshness

6/22/2020
We'll hear excerpts from “The People’s Purcell” by Le Nef with Michael Slattery at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival’s opening concert of 2017.

Duration:07:00:00

Harmonia Uncut: Elizabethan Enterprise

6/8/2020
Ah, time travel! Today’s podcast revisits Music before 1800 in New York City in January of 1979 to bring you excerpts from a concert of fifteenth century Italian music.

Duration:07:00:00