An edited podcastable version of BBC Radio 3’s weekly exploration of the early music world…
La Istoria de Purim
Music and poetry of the Jews in Renaissance Italy.
Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from a concert given by Ensemble Lucidarium at the 2007 York Early Music Festival. The programme explores the musical world of the Jews of 16th century Italy, a colourful mixture of dances and stories sung in Italian, Hebrew, Catalan and Yiddish.