It's music "fit for a king," as powerful rulers do double-duty as composers. We’ll hear music composed by Frederick the Great, Alfonso X, Thibaut I, and more.
We've handpicked a variety of early music recordings – new and old – to help get you into the spirit of the holiday season: Bach, Schutz, chant and more.
We asked our listening audience to tell us their favorite pieces of early music.
A look at the poetry behind some of the most popular Renaissance vocal music. Plus, Nigel North performs in a featured release of music by Robert Johnson.
Love songs from the Renaissance by composers Luzzaschi, Crecquillon, Henry VIII, and Senfl.
An introduction to Obsidian Records, Britain's new early music label, featuring world-class performances of music from the Renaissance.
A look at Obsidian Records, a new early music label, with performances of music by Josquin, Senfl, Verdelot, Tomkins, and from the court of Henry VIII.