Oct 4, 2018
This week we continue our series of exploring each period of Western classical music in 60 minutes with a look at Renaissance Music! We'll talk about polyphony, the Protestant Reformation, Gesualdo, the printing press, music suddenly acquiring a national identity, the development of instruments including the infamous sackbut, and much more. The Renaissance era historically gets a lot of (printing) press, but by comparison the music of the Renaissance is often passed over. Let's start changing that today.