Birds are nature’s original songsters, and it’s a rare musician who has managed to turn a deaf ear to their music.
From fibs to falsification, cover-ups to conspiracies, we're ferreting out lies and liars in early music, (plus some music of Oswald von Wolkenstein).
We're marking the 20th anniversary of the passing of Thomas Binkley, a pioneer in the field of medieval music and founder of IU’s Early Music Institute.
He wore many hats. Besides his activities as a poet-musician minnesinger, Oswald was also a politician, a diplomat...even a mercenary!
Music from the Council of Contance convened 600 years ago, plus a celebration of the 300th birth anniversaries of three composers born in 1714.
A 2014 Ricercar release from Ensemble Céladon led by Paulin Bündgen presents music of the Troubadours.
We're dropping in on the historic Council of Constance with a recording from Capella de la Torre and music that might have been heard there in the 15th c.
Let’s take a quick look back in time...to 1377, the year of Brunelleschi's birth, Machaut's death, and the Cesena bloodbath.
Harmonia goes where the wild things are as we delve into music inspired by the beasts within.