Renaissance English History Podcast

Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.

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  Direct Link   Download 24 Minutes 21 Jun 2018

Celebrating the music of Orlando Gibbons, one of the later Elizabethan/Jacobean composers who provided a bridge between the generation of Tallis, and the great Henry Purcell. We look at some of Gibbons' madrigals, sacred music, and instrumental music. Remember you can listen to the show live every Sunday at 9am on Mad Wasp Radio in the UK (or on TuneIn worldwide).. . .