16th-century soundtrack

by Yayra Sanchez Before the times of The Beatles and the Justins (read: Timberlake, Bieber), the biggest musical names of the early 1500’s included Thomas Tallis, Heinrich Isaac and Cristóbal de Morales.  Some of the hottest beats of the 16th century came from composers such as Josquin des Prez, Claudin de Sermisy and Jacob Arcadelt. Every decade, … Read more

LA Master Chorale revitalizes the Renaissance sound

The Renaissance age saw an explosion of new harmonic sounds, as well as new compositional forms. The LA Master Chorale brought this music to life on Sunday, November 16, with their program Renaissance: Reawakened. While the compositions may be from the 15th and 16th centuries, the singers made the music sound as if it was … Read more

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