Once upon a time, in 14th century France, there was a nobleman who was able to bring people from opposite sides of, oh, say, a papal schism, together for a meal and some entertainment. His name was Gaston.
Don't you hate it when you're not “in” on an in-joke? This hour, early examples of “eye music,” where the punchlines are hidden for the performers to enjoy.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1350 and the birth of a Dominican friar, the death of two kings, and the Battle of Winchelsea.
Let’s take a quick look back in time...to 1377, the year of Brunelleschi's birth, Machaut's death, and the Cesena bloodbath.