Music for two... two lutes, two vihuelas, and two new releases.
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 of the birth of James V, the publishing of an early collection of organ works, and more.
An all-too-short summary of what happened at the 2011 Bloomington Early Music Festival.
Weekend Two of the Indianapolis Early Music Festival.
A look at the poetry behind some of the most popular Renaissance vocal music. Plus, Nigel North performs in a featured release of music by Robert Johnson.
Paul O’Dette explores lute pieces by dall’Aquila, the I.U. Pro Arte ensemble digs into the Spanish Renaissance, and Los Musicos de Su Alteza performs Samaniego.
Lutenist Nigel North answers questions about his connection to the music of John Dowland.
The first printed music for the lute, Francesco Spinacino’s "Intabulatura de lauto" of 1507... plus a new release of music by Georg Muffat.
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.