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Posts tagged John Dowland

April 13, 2014

 

The Tailor

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

"Tinker, Tailor, / Soldier, Sailor, / Rich Man, Poor Man, / Beggar Man, Thief..."

January 13, 2014

 

Alison Melville

My Tunes: Alison Melville

We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.

November 24, 2013

 

day job: blacksmith

Quit Your Day Job!

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...

September 13, 2013

 

Title page of a 1604 publication of Dowland's Lachrimae.

John Dowland: 450 Years And Counting

Two new releases of music by John Dowland, a composer whose works are still being performed, admired and enjoyed.

May 22, 2013

 

Baroque oboe.

A Toast To Two Renaissance Masters

We’re marking the birth of John Dowland and the death of Gesualdo, and we’re saying goodbye to a friend, oboist Washington McClain.

January 6, 2013

 

julianne baird

Spotlight On Julianne Baird

We’re shining a spotlight on soprano Julianne Baird. We’ll also hear a modern approach to English renaissance music on a featured release by Joel Frederiksen.

December 28, 2012

 

An instrument from the lute family.

A Countertenor And A Chitarrone

A re-issue of Alfred Deller's 1978 recording of Dowland lute songs, and Italian chitarrone music performed by Jakob Lindberg.

September 21, 2012

 

Detail from 'Adoration of the Shepherds and Angels' by Anning Bell, 1911

Music For Two

Music for two... two lutes, two vihuelas, and two new releases.

November 20, 2011

 

Some fall harvests in table decoration

Harvest Season

We'll hear merchant cries from London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at a Musical Banquet. For dessert: a featured release from A Chantar.

November 6, 2011

 

old bad boy

Renaissance Bad Boys

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.

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