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Thursday, December 17, 2015 Permalink

In Italia: A Renaissance Christmas

Silvia Sala / Flickr
 

Silvia Sala / Flickr

In the sixteenth-century, the splendor of the Renaissance blossomed across Italy as a new Holy Roman Empire stretched its wings from the Urals to the Atlantic. This special holiday edition of Harmonia brings listeners wonderful sixteenth-century Christmas music from the Venetian world of Giovanni Bassano and Gioseffo Zarlino, moving westward to the Milan of Franchinus Gaffurius, and southerly to the Naples of Diego Ortiz.
 
Airs on Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 25 at 10 a.m.

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