Unwritten Traditions

Masters of improvisation Robert Mealy, Shira Kammen, Priscilla Herreid, and Mark Edwards talk about their work and inspiration in reconstructing lost musical traditions from Medieval to Baroque.

Episode Credits

Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
Eric Milnes, Remote Collaboration Audio

Episode Guests

Shira Kammen

Violin & vielle

Priscilla Herreid

recorder

Robert Mealy

Violin

Mark Edwards

harpsichord

Resources

Links to recordings and additional web resources coming soon.

Music

Anon, 13th C. English: Ar ne kuth 
Courtesy TENET Vocal Ensemble

Margriet Tindemans: Instrumental Lai on Ar ne Kuth
Courtext TENET Vocal Ensemble

Debra Nagy (Tenor: Pierre Fontaine): Sans faire de vous basse danse

La Spagna
Improvised by Priscilla Herreid with Grant Herreid, lute

Prelude for harpsichord
Improvised by Mark Edwards

Chaconne
based on Chambonnieres

Si Verias a la Rana (Sephardic Improvisation)

St. Paul’s Steeple
Based on Walsh’s Division Violin and improvised by our guests

Sponsors

SEASON UNDERWRITERS
Joseph Sopko & Elizabeth Macintyre
Deborah Malamud & Neal Plotkin
Tom & Marilyn McLaughlin

EPISODE SPONSORS
William Anderson
Gerry Fathauer & Jeff Hutchinson
Arthur Rotatori & Tara Fields
Sarah Steiner
Marc Vincent & Alex Nalbach 

REMOTE ARTIST SPONSORS
John & Joanne Goodell
Paula Mindes & George Gilliam
Tim & Marjorie Minnis
Shirley Simmons
Jean Toombs
Daniel Williams

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