me:mo episode 21
◆Interview with improvising lutenist Bor Zuljan, Geneva.
◆ The newly reconstructed "bray harp lute", according to Vincenzo Capirola.
◆ Speculations on the lute's sound aesthetic.
◆ Improvisation in the Renaissance.
◆ Francesco da Milano's "Fantasia a dui liutti" played with silver thimbles.
me:mo episode 20
◆ The Vincenzo Capirola lute manuscript.
◆ Methods of preserving music for eternity.
◆ The oldest »piano« and ornament indications in music history.
◆ What Renaissance men thought of music from the 70s.
◆ About illuminated manuscripts.
me:mo episode 19
◆CD review: graindelavoix’ »Portrait of the Artist as a Starved Dog«
◆ Cipriano de Rore and the Madrigal
◆ Vocal Aesthetics in Flanders, Corsica, Georgia and England
◆ Contrapuntal Polyphony & Point Perspective
◆ Titian’s style shift
◆ Lute intabulation: »Se ben il duol«
me:mo episode 18
◆ The cultural significance of strings.
◆ Broken strings found in Vanitas still lifes.
◆ How to deal with a broken string, Marco dall’Aquila’s »Recercar senza canto«.
◆ Tuning as a metaphorical ceremony.
◆ Why plucked strings before 1800 were mostly double.
◆ A brand new composition.
me:mo episode 17
◆ What Christmas means to us.
◆ – and where this feeling comes from.
◆ Piero della Francesca, Josquin Desprez, Gerard David, Arcangelo Corelli and their take on the nativity.
◆ How music transports an emotion through time.
◆ Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros enstsprungen / Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming.
◆ Some thoughts on me:mo.