Music for two... two lutes, two vihuelas, and two new releases.
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.
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.
Weekend Two of the Indianapolis Early Music Festival.
An ancient instrument serves as the muse for new music.
La Donna Musicale performs Anna Bon, soprano Carolyn Sampson and lutenist Matthew Wadsworth explore John Dowland, and Stile Antico surveys John Sheppard.
Philip Picket leads the Musicians of the Globe in music from Shakespeare's plays and the Masque of Oberon.
Lutenist Nigel North answers questions about his connection to the music of John Dowland.
American countertenor Steven Rickards answers questions about his voice type and aspects of his career.
Harmonia takes a trip this week through Renaissance England, Italy, and Spain with the London-based ensemble Circa 1500 and its director Nancy Hadden.