Classical Music

Classical Classroom, Ep. 166: A Fool For Renaissance Music Talks Period Instruments

A special guest talks about and (sort of) plays instruments (allegedly) from the Renaissance period.

It’s the first of April and we are welcoming a special guest (believe us: you will know him when you hear him). He introduces us to a fascinating mix of early music and Renaissance era instruments and performs examples of how each sounds.

Music in this episode:

  • Songs From The Labyrinth, by Sting
    • Walsingham – John Dowling, composer /perf – Edin Karamazov and Sting
    • Come Again – John Dowling, composer/ perf – Edin Karamazov and Sting
  • The Art of the Bawdy Song, Baltimore Consort featuring Merry Companions
    • Pox on you for a fop
    • Cuckolds all a-row
    • I gave her cakes and I gave her ale

The blame and audio production credit for this episode lie with Todd “Totally Redonk” Hulslander, with assistance from Mark DiClaudio and head shaking from Dacia Clay.


Dacia Clay

Dacia Clay

Host/Producer, Classical Classroom; Web Editor, Arts & Culture

Dacia began her career in public radio as the Audio Librarian for Houston Public Media (then KUHF) in 2009. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from the University of North Texas' School of Library and Information Science, where she focused on special collections (thanks to the sage advice...

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