Harmonia

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Airs Wednesday, December 14, at 11 a.m. A Christian expression of joy, the word "noel" has been associated with Christmas for hundreds of years. Harmonia looks at its many guises in music from the Middle Ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with this special, eclectic music! 

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Airs Friday, December 9, at 11 a.m. Celebrate the holidays with early music on Harmonia. Join us as Anonymous 4 explores medieval English carol and early American Christmas songs and ballads; Stile Antico serves up Tudor music for Christmas and Advent; and Montserrat Figueras and Hesperion XXI offer a special holiday feature.

Airs Sunday, December 20, at 10 a.m. Celebrate the holidays with early music on Harmonia. Join us as Anonymous 4 explores medieval English carol and early American Christmas songs and ballads; Stile Antico serves up Tudor music for Christmas and Advent; and Montserrat Figueras and Hesperion XXI offer a special holiday feature.

Airs Sunday, June 21, at 6 a.m. We're celebrating Dads on this edition of Harmonia. We'll feature traditional music from Scotland, and medieval music from the region around the Rhine River. Plus a featured release of Tudor and Jacobean music by the ensembles Stile Antico and Fretwork. What does all of this have to do with fathers? Stay tuned and find out!

Airs Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m. An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the Christian holidays around Easter. Choral music from the times and lands of the Pre-Baroque era is all about endless layers upon layers of the richest of human and vocal harmonies. From the Renaissance through the baroque, music for Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be explored, in addition to a new release by Rinaldo Alessandrini's Concerto Italiano.  Hosted by Angela Mariani.

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