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."