Early Music America has compiled this daily calendar to fill your Early Music Month with the joy of early music. Each selection has been carefully selected by a different member of the EMA Board, Staff, and members of the Emerging Professionals Leadership Council. and every one represents a musical moment that holds special meaning to that individual. We hope you’ll return daily to see what new selection and memory each day brings!

UPDATE: March 13, 2020 – what began as a celebration of Early Music Month, is now a celebration of you, the artists. We are asking artists and ensembles affected by cancellations and closings due to the spread of COVID-19 to submit selections of YOUR music so we can celebrate you accompliments.


Ockeghem: Aultre Venus estes sans faille

Ockeghem: Aultre Venus estes sans faille

By
Margot Rood
This is my favorite Ockeghem song of all time and making this album with Blue Heron was such a special experience. I couldn’t be more proud of this recording. I have lost close to eight thousand dollars worth of performances
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Isaac: Fortuna disperata / Sancte Petre

Isaac: Fortuna disperata / Sancte Petre

By
Corina Marti & Michal Gondko/La Morra
The album “The Lion’s Ear” which contains this track is a tribute to Pope Leo X (Giovanni de’ Medici, 1475-1521), a rare and extraordinary patron of music as well as himself a composer and musician. It is also the outcome
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Schop: Lachrimae Pavan

Schop: Lachrimae Pavan

By
Anne Timberlake/Wayward Sisters
I loved recording this piece and this album - Restless Heart - making music with others is such a privilege, and one of the saddest things about the pandemic is that, at least for now, we have to play alone.
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Rameau: Messe de Requiem: Requiem aeternam

Rameau: Messe de Requiem: Requiem aeternam

By
Martin Bernstein
A fantastic group and a super dramatic piece! I'm always in awe of Ensemble Pygmalion's choir, and the intense shapes they manage to get together. If you can't make it to Versailles, other good places to listen to this are
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Duarte: Sinfonia No. 4

Duarte: Sinfonia No. 4

By
Elizabeth Weinfield/Sonnambula
We recently released the first complete recording of Duarte's works, and Sinfonia No. 4 is particularly moving and showcases our ensemble sound beautifully. We've had to postpone a number of concerts, talks, and workshops - but we're hoping to buckle
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2020 Early Music Month Music Calendar Spotify playlist.

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