Many know Tinctoris only by way of his famous theoretical treatises, but he also composed a great deal of fine vocal and instrumental works.
The influential Italian composer, Carlo Farina, was at the forefront of the violin’s flourishing.
Ratis’s Canzonette are more personal than theological or formal--sometimes blithe, sometimes tender, sometimes sensual, often humorous.
Music from an ensemble who hopes to pass “seamlessly between different eras and musical styles, between now and then."
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.