Episode 101 of Sound Expertise
What if harmony isn’t just about sounding good, but also about living together in a fractious time? How did sacred music in early modern Prague shape how people of different faiths existed alongside each other? A conversation with Erika Supria Honisch, Assistant Professor of History/Theory (and Affiliate Faculty in History Department) at Stony Brook University.
If you’re interested in learning more about Prof Honisch’s work, follow her on Twitter as @DrCanonic and check out:
- Kryštof Harant’s “Qui confidunt in Domino” performed by Schola Antiqua, dir. Michael Anderson
- Drowning Winter, Burning Bones, Singing Songs: Representations of Popular Devotion in a Central European Motet Cycle, an article in the Journal of Musicology
- Hearing the Body of Christ in Early Modern Prague, an article in the journal Early Music History
- Other writing at Humanities Commons
- Interview with WQXR about early music and classical music
- Inclusive Early Music (coming soon)
- Musica Rudolphina
- Stay tuned for a new article in Music & Letters coming out next month, a collaboration with Tess Knighton and Ferran Escriva-Llorca: “On the Trail of a Knight of Santiago: Collecting Music and Mapping Knowledge in Renaissance Europe.”
Sound Expertise is hosted by Will Robin (@seatedovation), and produced by D. Edward Davis (@warmsilence). Please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and/or Spotify. Questions or comments? Email williamlrobin@ gmail
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 102, coming next Tuesday, July 28: an interview with Loren Kajikawa about white supremacy and music school curricula.