A sneak-preview of prominent early music concert series for the 2010-2011 season.
Music from the time of Vlad Dracula with Cançonièr, Imagem da Melancolia and 17th-century Portugal, and Bach's viola da gamba sonatas on the lautenwerk.
Medieval and early Anglo-American songs with Anonymous 4 (Harmonia Mundi) and the Tudor Renaissance with Stile Antico (Harmonia Mundi).
The medieval ensemble Cançonièr explores music from the time of Vlad Dracula and the Dunedin Consort and Players perform J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor (Linn).
Musical instruments from the Middle Ages, Baroque oboist John Abberger, and Private Musicke performs music of Spanish Renaissance composer Alonso Mudarra.
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of Claudio Monteverdi’s “Marian Vespers” of 1610.
Performances by Ensemble Alkemia, Plaine & Easie, and Musica Fantasia.
A Christian expression of joy, the word “noel” has been associated with Christmas for hundreds of years.
Three new recordings of music from the Middle Ages, including songs of the trouvères, music for Saint Francis of Assisi, and medieval dances.
A look at two releases of of late medieval songs from Cyprus by La Morra and Ensemble PAN.