Bringing Renaissance Song to Life with Jesse Rodin

Episode 106 of Sound Expertise

What does it mean to bring music of the distant past back to life? What happens when scholars focus not just on reconstructing the notes and words of Renaissance song but also on trying to recapture the lived experience of singing it? A conversation with Jesse Rodin, Associate Professor of music at Stanford.

If you’re interested in learning more about Prof Rodin’s work, check out:

Also, some recommended listening:

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A written transcript of this episode is available here; many, many thanks to Andrew Dell’Antonio for volunteering to prepare transcripts for the show!

Stay tuned for Episode 107, coming next Tuesday, September 1: an interview with George E. Lewis on experimental music!