We’ll hear music of Neidhart, Ockeghem, Pierre de la Rue, Falvetti and Vivaldi. Plus, a “classic” release, the first recording by the ensemble La Petite Bande.
We’re solving an antiphon mystery: Why are there so many pieces titled “In nomine”? We’ll find out why, as well as explore the origins of the sackbut.
We’ll hear music created and published in Nuremberg, plus music by Schmelzer performed by the Freiburger Barock Consort.
It’s the end of the world as we know it! We'll hear music on apocalyptic themes and explore some of the earliest polyphony ever sung.
We'll explore traditional music from Scotland and medieval music from the region of the Rhine River. Plus, a featured release of from Stile Antico and Fretwork.
A look at the work of Marcel Pérès, an introduction to the viola da gamba, and a featured release highlighting some of the earliest music for the cello.
We'll take a look at the Parisian chanson and explore the work of early music pioneer, William Christie. Plus, music by German composer Heinrich Isaac.
Explore music from the city of Ferrara, and hear “new music” from 17th c. Italy performed by the ensemble Quicksilver. Also, we pay tribute to Gustav Leonhardt.
We’ll hear songs pirates would have sung during their daily work, take a look back at songs about the sea from Medieval Iceland, and more.
From an Italian nun to lady troubadours in the middle ages to twenty-first century female musicians: we're exploring music written and performed by women.