Music of the alta capella: a medieval loud band of reed, brass and percussion instruments.
Music by four women composers who broke free from the strictures of a male-dominated world
Lucie Skeaping presents a live edition from the York Early Music Festival.
Hannah French tells the tale of two printers: Roger in Amsterdam and Walsh in London.
Robert Hollingworth looks at Orazio Vecchi's 1594 madrigal comedy L'Amfiparnaso.
Lucie Skeaping and guests discuss the musical tradition of the Hanseatic League.
Hannah French looks at JS and CPE Bach's works celebrating the Feast of the Ascension.
Lucie Skeaping presents a musical exploration of the Greek myth of Ariadne in early music.
Lucie Skeaping talks to harpsichordist Carole Cerasi about the keyboard music of Couperin.
Lucie Skeaping profiles the neglected 18th-century Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka.