Petrus Alamire, in addition to his musical endeavors, may have acted as a political spy for Henry the VIII.
Music by cabinet makers, poets, world leaders, who ducked, or bucked, their non-musical lives to make music of lasting power. Plus, the flute in consort...
We’ll hear music created and published in Nuremberg, plus music by Schmelzer performed by the Freiburger Barock Consort.
We'll take a look at the Parisian chanson and explore the work of early music pioneer, William Christie. Plus, music by German composer Heinrich Isaac.
Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . . to the year of the birth of James V, the publishing of an early collection of organ works, and more.
We'll hear renaissance composers’ settings of Christmas chants, and behold angelic visitations. Featured release by Theatre of Voices and Ars Nova Copenhagen.