Prominent in Medieval and Renaissance churches, swallow’s nest organs perched high above their congregations suspended from platforms built in the church wall.
Giaches de Wert is famous for his madrigals and his influence on Claudio Monteverdi is often stated. But Wert also composed a significant body of church music.
Ensemble Scholastica aims to recreate a medieval musician’s process.
It would be interesting to know the story behind the name of the ensemble, Beauty Farm. But never mind…it’s peculiar enough that you’re not likely to forget it!
Thomas Tallis brings us a 40-voice motet, and a new generation of period performers plays music for an unusual combination of instruments, and more.
We’re exploring nearly seven hundred years of Easter, from the 11th century to the 18th century.
Pablo Heras-Casado and the Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble present a new recording of music by Praetorius, Praetorius, and Praetorius!
This hour, we bring you kisses in all times and tempos. Plus, we bid farewell to multi-instrumentalist Tom Zajac, who passed away on August 31, 2015.
We’re showcasing a new generation of early music performers in part one of a 3-part series of episodes of music from Early Music America's 2015 YPF!
Opella Musica and the Camerata Lipsiensis release the first installment of an ongoing series devoted to Johann Kuhnau’s complete sacred works.