The Cantigas de Santa Maria are what a 2015 Phi records release calls "a unique medieval monument."
We're marking the 20th anniversary of the passing of Thomas Binkley, a pioneer in the field of medieval music and founder of IU’s Early Music Institute.
Occasionally we like to ask people in the field of early music: "What are you listening to?" This hour, we’re focusing on multi-instrumentalist Shira Kammen!
We’re paying tribute to “Margriet” Tindemans, an early music pioneer and “ferociously talented” medieval fiddle player who passed away December 31, 2014.
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.
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.
An exploration of medieval music inspired by Sephardic Jews, the Persian poet Ziryab, and Alfonso X, "El Sabio."