News 2011

News 2011: (US) Harmonia Early Music: Anchors Aweigh! (By Anna Pranger Posted October 3, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 07, 2011

“We’ll hear songs pirates would have sung during their daily work, take a look back at songs about the sea from Medieval Iceland, and more.

Ever since merchants had the idea to transport their goods by boat, less reputable people have had the idea of stealing those goods. Thus, piracy was born — and it was a threat in every body of water until the 19th century. Some areas of the world still struggle today with pirate attacks. …“

Visit the Harmonia Early Music site to hear the hour long podcast. Note that the recording is in real audio format. suggests downloading the episode and using VLC Media Player to listen to the audio file.