Holiday Music Encore

Lynne Kiesling As a quick follow-up on my earlier post on music, harmony, and social cooperation, here’s a lovely video of Stile Antico singing Palestrina’s Assumpta est Maria: And, since we attended the Chicago Symphony’s Welcome Yule concert last night and it was lovely, here’s a snippet of Handel’s Messiah, from the choir of New … More Holiday Music Encore

Music, Harmony, and Social Cooperation

Lynne Kiesling I am a big fan of English renaissance choral music, particularly sacred polyphony from Tallis and Byrd (and stretching back to Taverner, but he’s not as distinctively polyphonic). One of the best ensembles performing such music is Stile Antico, a group of 13 British singers who do an outstanding job with this music, … More Music, Harmony, and Social Cooperation