Music from The Romance of the Rose on Friday's Distant Mirror
On Friday's Distant Miror selections from The Romance of the Rose, one of the masterpieces of French literature that influenced much of medieval culture including Dante and Chaucer. Much of the text was set to music and you can hear several selections, including pieces by Adam de la Halle and Guillaume Machaut. The Ensemble Alla Francesca perofrms. The program concludes with viol music from Elizabethan England: Works by Dowland, Byrd an Holborne. Join Allan Kelly at 10pm.