Millennium of Music

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  • Location: Silver Spring, Maryland

Showcasing the sources and mainstreams of European music for the thousand years before the birth of Bach, Millennium of Music has been produced and hosted by Robert Aubry Davis since his first broadcasts in this specialty in 1975.

Series

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307 Pieces

The sources and mainstreams of European music for the thousand years before the birth of Bach: a Millennium of Music.

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Fundraiser episodes for Millennium of Music. Available only to subscribers of the weekly Millennium of Music series.


Pieces

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The excellent English ensemble gives us music of Palestrina and music of lamentation from Renaissance Portugal.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A recently discovered Italian Trecento manuscript, music from 1300, and four centuries of chant from the Birgittine Order.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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The wonderful harpsichord soloist and conductor shares with us recordings of Purcell, Biber, and his latest recording dedicated to William Byrd.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The lute book of the Dark Lord, transcriptions of Elizabethan works for gamba and accordion (!), and music for the 12-course lute.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Funeral motets and the Deplorations of Josquin Des Prez featuring the Cappella Amsterdam.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Jordi Savall shares dance music of Rebel, Les Arts Florissants and the “petits motets” of Lully, and the gamba of Antoine Forqueray.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Sacred works of Manuel Cardoso, popular music for harp, and the Cappella Mediterranea with music of the Golden Age.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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The baroque ensemble gives us “A Cabinet of Musical Curiosities from the Seventeenth Century,” the invention of the new musical style in Italy and ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This Dutch ensemble (familiar to our listeners from many performances from the Utrecht Festival) gives us an amazing program of music that surround...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Bach reached back to the Lutheran polychoral tradition for his motets, and the award-winning Belgian group (conducted by Lionel Meunier) makes a pa...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:59