This week on Harmonia, we finish up our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
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.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
The Tallis Scholars most recent release of music by John Taverner takes the choir to new heights.
We’re exploring nearly seven hundred years of Easter, from the 11th century to the 18th century.
We’re solving an antiphon mystery: Why are there so many pieces titled “In nomine”? We’ll find out why, as well as explore the origins of the sackbut.
Let’s take a quick look back in time...to the year John Taverner died.
Medieval and early Anglo-American songs with Anonymous 4 (Harmonia Mundi) and the Tudor Renaissance with Stile Antico (Harmonia Mundi).