What do the Mardi Gras parades of New Orleans, the famous Carnival of Venice, and the Jewish holiday Purim all have in common? Why, costumes, of course!
Salamone Rossi was an Italian string player and composer working at the turn of the 17th century, a contemporary of Monteverdi and Caccini.
This week on Harmonia, we continue our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork.
We’re exploring the Black Death and its influence in the lives of composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond.
A live performance by Ensemble REBEL from the 2011 Indianapolis Early Music Festival…plus, recorder music from a featured release by Nina Stern.
Renaissance music by Jewish composers with the viola da gamba consort Fretwork.