The Tudor period was marked by the flourishing of sacred music in the chapels and cathedrals of England.
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
La Donna Musicale performs Anna Bon, soprano Carolyn Sampson and lutenist Matthew Wadsworth explore John Dowland, and Stile Antico surveys John Sheppard.
Two recent recordings with the Hilliard Ensemble, including Latin church music of the 16th Century and J.S. Bach's complete motets.