Taverner’s Western Wind Mass is considered the first mass of its kind in England to use a secular tune rather than plainchant as its cantus firmus.
The Tallis Scholars most recent release of music by John Taverner takes the choir to new heights.
Music from an important source of English music from the era of Henry VIII.
Two recent recordings from The Cardinall’s Musick continue an exploration of the 16th century English choral tradition.
Music from 16th century England, alongside contemporary works, and music by lesser known and Portuguese composers.
Wendy Gillespie brings us part 3 of a tribute to the NYPMA. Plus, we'll explore music with words by famous poets and feature a Capella de Ministrers' CD.
Let's take a look back in time to 1529...a year of theological debates, the reinstatement of the Edict of Worms, and the death of the Bishop of Bordeaux.
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.