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Music the Brontë Sisters May Have Known

As the daughter of an Anglican clergyman, Charlotte Brontë would have been familiar with the church music of the time. This playlist features King’s College Choir, Cambridge, and other choirs performing music that Charlotte and her sisters may have known, as well … Continue reading

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The Nightingale English Madrigal sung by GRCC

The madrigal was a type of secular Renaissance music, which would have been familiar to writers such as Edmund Spenser. Listen to the way the different parts intertwine in this recording of the English madrigal “The Nightingale” by Thomas Weelkes, … Continue reading

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