Early Music is alive and well in Cincinnati!
Cincinnati is the home of the Noyse Merchants
This Early Music group The Noyse Merchants plays Medieval and Renaissance music as well as music from the early Baroque. They play music from the 13th through the 16th centuries on historically-consturcted instruments. Music from the Renaissance, the Crusades, the Middle Ages, -- much popular music from previous centuries. Historically-informed performances are supported with research into areas as diverse as musicology, instrument-making, literature, medieval and renaissance studies, and fine arts.
They also play early music from Scotland and Ireland--much of it simply popular music from previous centuries. Historically-informed performances are supported with research into areas as diverse as musicology, instrument-making, medieval and renaissance studies, literature, and fine arts. Their website www.cincinnatiearlymusic.com boasts a wealth of information obout music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well hundreds of photos of lutes and other early instruments under construction.
- The Shakespeare Band English Renaissance music and early music from Shakespeare's plays played by musicians from Cincinnati Ohio.
- Renaissance Lute Player Lute music from the time of Shakespeare performed on historically authentic instruments.
Located in Cincinnati, Ohio and happy to travel to your area.
- Renaissance Wedding Music The Noyse Merchants and the Shakespeare Band play early music Medieval and Renaissance music at weddings in Cincinnati and surrounding cities.