Harmonia

Sunday at 1PM

About Harmonia Early Music

Harmonia 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.

Through brilliant performances by today’s early music artists and insightful commentary, listeners experience the richness of early music history and culture. From the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata, Harmonia casts new light on the music of the distant past.

Harmonia is a production of WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana, drawing on resources from the Indiana University School of Music’s world-renowned Early Music Institute, and Indiana University’s Thomas Binkley Archive of Early Music Recordings.

Additional technical support from KOHM at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

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Podcasts

  • Friday, December 12, 2014 6:56am
    Petrus Alamire, in addition to his musical endeavors, may have acted as a political spy for Henry the VIII.
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 8:21am
    Five ensembles performed in Early Music America's Baroque Performance Competition. We’ll hear from the finalists, including the winner, Infusion Baroque!
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 12:36pm
    A world premiere recording of Tarquinio Merula’s complete op. 11, collected in one recording.
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 8:13am
    Cantica Symphonia performs two of Dufay’s arguably most influential polyphonic works: 'Missa Se la face ay pale and Missa L’homme arme.
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 9:46am
    L’accademia Giocosa perform works by Telemann that represent the composers' versatility and the three-dimensionality of his imagination.