Petrus Alamire, in addition to his musical endeavors, may have acted as a political spy for Henry the VIII.
Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music, and we’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources on this edition of Harmonia.
We asked our listening audience to tell us their favorite pieces of early music.
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.