Allison Mackay speaks about The Galileo Project. Plus, we explore the vihuela, and our featured release takes us down the path of the Pied Piper.
Let’s take a quick look back to the year 1500. Pinzon discovered an estuary of the Amazon, future Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was born, and more.
Josquin is famous, but have you ever heard of Jean Mouton, or Jean Richafort?
Move over, Thomas Tallis - more music in 40 parts!
A lost seventeenth century Italian "dialogue" is found and brought to life!
No, we're not referring to the Beethoven movie... We're celebrating love on this episode with words by Petrarch, iconic lovers like Robin and Marion, and more.
A further list of holiday CDs for your perusing pleasure!
A live performance by Ensemble REBEL from the 2011 Indianapolis Early Music Festival…plus, recorder music from a featured release by Nina Stern.
We asked our listening audience to tell us their favorite pieces of early music.
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.