Many know Tinctoris only by way of his famous theoretical treatises, but he also composed a great deal of fine vocal and instrumental works.
We’re donning our detective hats as we winkle out musical secrets large and small—from secret codes to secret scandals, plus a featured release by Sabrina Frey.
Occasionally we like to ask people in the field of early music: "What are you listening to?" This hour, we’re focusing on multi-instrumentalist Shira Kammen!
Music of the Convento de la Encarnación in Mexico City from manuscripts now held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois.
We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.
Paul O’Dette explores lute pieces by dall’Aquila, the I.U. Pro Arte ensemble digs into the Spanish Renaissance, and Los Musicos de Su Alteza performs Samaniego.
Music of Venetian composers from the Early Baroque.
Claudio Monteverdi’s collection of sacred music, "Selva morale e spirituale," will be explored with performances by Cantus Cölln and Concerto Palatino.
Two recent recordings with the Hilliard Ensemble, including Latin church music of the 16th Century and J.S. Bach's complete motets.