Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
Introducing music of another little-known composer, Peeter Cornet, performed by organist Arnaud Van de Cauter.
Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . to the year 1562.
We're investigating a line-up of musical bad boys from the Renaissance. Plus, music by Scottish composer Tobias Hume on our featured release, Alas Poore Men.
Loud music, a musician in love, a turn for the worst, lots of good friends, and an alternate ending? It's Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.