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Polyhymnia performs music composed between 1450-1650.

Polyhymnia Blog Posts

Latest articles for early music enthusiasts that want to dive deep into the world of Renaissance music.

Bob Marley Non Papa

I was delighted when John Bradley selected Ego Flos Campi by Jacobus Clemens non Papa (c. 1510- c. 1555) as the second motet for Polyhymnia’s series of virtual choir recordings. This was in part because [...]

The whole plan of singing should be constituted not to give empty pleasure to the ear but in such a way that the words be clearly understood by all. 

And thus the hearts of listeners be drawn to desire of heavenly harmonies in the contemplation of the joys of the Blessed.

The Council of Trent

Passionate Kisses - Music of Earthly and Divine Love - Early Choral Music - Classical Music

Concert Series

We invite you to join us in person and hear concerts of early choral music in the historic and atmospheric Church of St. Ignatius of Antioch on New York’s Upper West Side.

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