Where the Wild Things Are

SalonEra closed out its second season on April 25th, 2022 with “Where the Wild Things Are,” a music-packed episode that delves into the substantial repertoire of early music inspired by animals. This episode features contributions from harpsichordist Joyce Chen, recorder player Kathryn Montoya, violinist Shelby Yamin, and select recordings from Les Délices’ own archive. Delve into the strange and sublime world of early programmatic music imitating birdsong, frogs, chickens, and more in SalonEra: Where the Wild Things Are.

Episode Credits

Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer

Episode Guests

Shelby Yamin

violin

Joyce Chen

harpsichord

Resources

Soon to be updated with links to related websites and recordings.

Music

Alessandro Poglietti (d. 1683)
Aria & Variations (selected) from Rossignolo

Jacob van Eyck (d. 1657)
Engels Nachtegaeltje
Selections from The Bird Fancyer’s Delight

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (bapt. 1644-1704)
Sonata Representativa

Arr. Nagy after 18th C. sources
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Tortoise and the Eagle

Sponsors

SEASON UNDERWRITERS
Bob & Nancy Klein
Joe Sopko & Elizabeth Macintyre
Deborah Malamud & Neal Plotkin
Tom & Marilyn McLaughlin
David Porter & Margaret Poutasse

EPISODE SPONSORS
Marc Vincent & Alex Nalbach 
Susan McClary

REMOTE ARTIST SPONSORS
Ross Duffin & Bev Simmons
Eric & Sue Kisch
Paula Mindes & George Gilliam
Jean Toombs
Daniel Williams
JoLynn Edwards
Sarah Steiner

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