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!
Cantica Symphonia perform two of Dufay’s most influential polyphonic works: 'Missa Se la face ay pale and Missa L’homme arme.
We’ll hear how composers have reused their own tunes and ideas, and what ideas they’ve borrowed from others. Plus, we’ll hear several instances of contrafacta.
Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . to the year 1400. . .the death of Chaucer and the birth of Binchois.
Let’s take a quick look back in time...to the year 1474 and the births of two formidable women, and the death of Dufay.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1455…a year of news and a year to remember.
On our podcast this week, praise to a different kind of mother.