How did tunes “go viral,” so to speak, centuries before there was any such thing as social media?
For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
"Tinker, Tailor, / Soldier, Sailor, / Rich Man, Poor Man, / Beggar Man, Thief..."
Tributes to Johannes Ockeghem and a new recording by the ensemble Diabolus in Musica, directed by Antoine Guerber.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1410 -- the birth of Ockeghem and the installation of the world's oldest running clock!
Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . to the year 1400. . .the death of Chaucer and the birth of Binchois.
This week, we take a look at the extravagant medieval banquet known as the Feast of the Pheasant. Plus, a recent release by Ensemble Dulce Melos.