Wind bands have been tickling our ears for centuries, in war, on the athletic field, and in the concert hall.
This week on Harmonia, we’ll hit the road, exploring medieval and renaissance songs of travel, mostly from Spain and Portugal.
Giaches de Wert is famous for his madrigals and his influence on Claudio Monteverdi is often stated. But Wert also composed a significant body of church music.
Ensemble Scholastica aims to recreate a medieval musician’s process.