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The London-based a cappella choir Stile Antico brings a program of Christmas music to Cambridge, Mass.
December 5, 2012 Hear the acclaimed British choral group in concert at the acoustically rich St. Paul's Church in Cambridge, Mass. The program features Christmas music from 16th century England composers Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, as well as an encore from the finest composer of the Spanish Renaissance.
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Can you make out to Mozart, or shack up to Chopin? Composers can turn on the sex appeal when necessary.
February 10, 2012 Just in time for Valentine's Day, classics that depict a lot more than just cuddling.
Musical gumbo: The Savannah Music Festival mixes a broad variety of musicians and genres each year.
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July 13, 2011 Hear some of the top classical artists in concert at the 2011 Savannah Music Festival.
Members of Stile Antico at the Savannah Music Festival 2011.
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July 13, 2011 At the Savannah Music Festival, the English choral group delves into the mystery at the heart of the Song of Songs: Is this earthly passion or sublime transcendence?
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The a cappella group Stile Antico specializes in music from the renaissance.
October 25, 2010 The choral group Stile Antico usually sings in the wide open spaces of giant churches. Yet their pristine and warms tones sounded pretty awesome when they gathered at NPR's offices for a Tiny Desk Concert. Watch the video.
October 25, 2010 There's nothing particularly funny about most 16th-century choral music, but the young members of the a cappella ensemble Stile Antico cracked themselves up the entire time they sound checked for this Tiny Desk Concert. But when the cameras started rolling, they were all business. Watch the 12-person ensemble perform in the NPR Music offices.
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June 26, 2009 With three acclaimed recordings and a recent U.S. debut, the fresh-voiced British choral group has clearly arrived on the early music scene. Stile Antico's latest CD, Song of Songs, explores some of the 16th-century's most sensuous settings of Bible texts.
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June 24, 2009 Hear the members of the young choral group Stile Antico make their U.S. debut at the Boston Early Music Festival. They sing music from their new CD, Song of Songs, featuring surprisingly passionate poetry from the Bible.
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December 12, 2007 To paraphrase an old marketing slogan, "this is not your father's Oldsmobile," these are not your father's classical artists. A new generation of instrumentalists, singers, and conductors has been taking the concert stage by storm, represented in part by these ten standout recordings of 2007.
July 26, 2007 The best yet from Austin's Okkervil River; Infectious, feel-good pop from Peel; 16th century choral music by Stile Antico; Quirky, wild rock by Architecture in Helsinki; Gifted art-folk songwriter David Dondero; An orchestra of guitars from Bob Brozman; The musical alchemy of John Vanderslice.
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