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.
The Tallis Scholars most recent release of music by John Taverner takes the choir to new heights.
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 throwing open the barn doors with music inspired by sheep, cats, chickens—even the frogs down by the creek.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1410 -- the birth of Ockeghem and the installation of the world's oldest running clock!
Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars bring us music by Jean Mouton, a composer who was compared in his own day to Josquin des Pres.
A look at some musical manifestations of people taking their lives into their own hands.
The Tallis Scholars performs the “Lamentations of Jeremiah,” New Chamber Opera Ensemble looks at Purcell's notebook, and L’Arpeggiata follows the “Via Crucis.”
Jordi Savall explores music for the Cathars (Alia Vox), and the Tallis Scholars perform Victoria's Lamentations (Gimell).