This article is a written version of our Christmas podcast, broadcast on CEU Medieval Radio on December 24th and 25th of 2019. The article provides background information on the study of medieval music in Hungary, medieval Christmas liturgy and introduces an album, produced in Hungary in 1978 featuring Late Medieval plainchant, and a short description of each song and their role in the religious celebrations.
Sacred Hearts, Secret Music by Musica Secreta & Celestial Sirens has been added to CEU Medieval Radio's playlist. The album is a sixteenth-century ‘sound-track’ to Sarah Dunant’s novel Sacred Hearts, the third in her Renaissance trilogy published in July 2009. Set in 1570, the novel is about Serafina, who falls in love with her music… Continue reading New Album on CEU Medieval Radio
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this season's last episode of 'Past Perfect!' featuring American radio programme Harmonia Early Music's Angela Mariani as interviewer and Chris Mielke and Tamás Kiss as interviewees. Chris and Tamás will talk about how CEU Medieval Radio was created, what the prospects of the radio are, and will give an insight… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues
Two recent CD donations from Belinda Sykes, the director of early music band Joglaresa, have instantly become the radio team's favourites. Dancing in Tetuán and Douce Dame Debonaire are two little gems in the early music scene, which have now been added to the stream. Thanks to the generosity of our listeners, CEU Medieval Radio… Continue reading Belinda Sykes and Joglaresa on the Stream
Upon the request of our listeners CEU Medieval Radio's music editor Kyra has now added three new albums to the playlist. If you tune in to CEU Medieval Radio, in addition to those hundreds of medieval and renaissance songs already on the playlist, you will now hear sixty new tracks included in Alfred Deller &… Continue reading More New Albums on the Playlist
Upon the request of some of our listeners, the Hilliard Ensemble's album entitled English and Italian Renaissance Madrigals (Virgin Veritas, 1999) has been added to the stream. Recently some of CEU Medieval Radio's listeners have requested more madrigals on the stream on our Facebook fan site. To satisfy this request, CEU Medieval Radio's music editor… Continue reading More Madrigals on the Stream
Kyra has posted her latest selection of authentic medieval music on MixCloud.com: http://www.mixcloud.com/kyralyublyanovics/authentic-medieval-music-set/ Please enjoy and feel free to share.