Sara Schneider

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Sara Schneider

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EMN 21-19: Memling's Angels in Concert, 10/25/2021 (58:31)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

In 1483, Hans Memling received a commission for a large altarpiece which would come to be known as God the Father with Singing and Music-Making Angels. The 21st century ...
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EMN 21-18: Muffat and Contemporaries, 10/18/2021 (58:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

Composers from the generation between Buxtehude and Bach sometimes get overlooked, but this week, they're getting an episode of Early Music Now all to themselves! We'll hear ...
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Gaudete! Early Music for the Christmas Season (:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

Sara Schneider, producer and host of Early Music Now, presents Gaudete! Early Music for the Christmas Season, with joyful and contemplative sounds of the season. In this ...
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EMN 21-17: The Orpheus of Amsterdam, 10/11/2021 (58:31)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

2021 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Dutch organist and composer Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. This week's show gives a glimpse into his life as city organist in ...
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EMN 21-16: Recent Releases, 10/4/2021 (58:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

We're hearing recent recordings by two US-based ensembles on this week's show. Hymns of Kassiani from Cappella Romana features the world's earliest music by a female ...
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EMN 21-15: Happy Birthday, Michael Praetorius!, 9/27/2021 (58:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

This week's show celebrates the 450th birthday of composer Michael Praetorius, who was probably born the day before St. Michael's Day in 1571. We'll hear tracks from a recent ...
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EMN 21-14: The Class of '60, 9/20/2021 (58:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

We're spending some time with composers who were active in France and the Low Countries in the 1460's: Firminus Caron, Gilles Joye, Robert Morton, and Antoine Busnois. They ...
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EMN 21-12: Dido & Aeneas, 9/6/2021 (58:31)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

Henry Purcell's opera based on Virgil's Aeneid gave rise to one of his most enduringly popular pieces for the voice: Dido's lament, When I am Laid in Earth. We'll hear the ...
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EMN 21-13: The Feast of St. Hildegard, 9/13/2021 (58:31)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

This week's show pays tribute to the musical legacy of Hildegard of Bingen, whose feast day on the Catholic church calendar is September 17. Hildegard's rhapsodic music, none ...
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EMN 21-11: Celebrating Josquin, 8/30/2021 (58:30)
From: The WFMT Radio Network

This week we're honoring "the master of the notes" (to quote Martin Luther) on the 500th anniversary of his death. We'll hear tracks from recent releases of Josquin's music ...