Life During the 16th Century
What was life during the 16th century like? According to conductor Peter Phillips, there were very little distractions. In this video, Phillips discusses what life and music was like in the 16th century.
Carnegie Hall brings together a month-long focus on the exciting music written before 1685. Whether it is the divine purity and amusing bawdiness of Renaissance madrigals or the dramatic urgency of early Baroque opera, the music speaks to modern listeners who love great music and relish the joy of discovery. Learn more about Before Bach.