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Continuum: The Renaissance Band

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Continuum presents a program of Renaissance Band Music. The musical band is a group of specialized musicians usually playing various types of wind instruments sometimes with added vocals.

Performers on this program are members of The New World Renaissance Band, The Renaissance Band, Piffaro and The New York Renaissance Band. You'll hear a collection of both instrumental and vocal selections of the Renaissance period.

Recordings used are: Where Beauty Moves &Wit Delights (New World Renaissance Band) - NightwatchNW1002, Chansons et Danceries (Piffaro - The Renaissance Band) - Archive 447 107-2, and Terpsichore Excerpts (The New York Renaissance Band) - Arabesque Z6531.

Milton has been the co-host (with Thais St. Julien) of Continuum since 1976. He is a true New Orleanean, born on Mardi Gras day, attending P. A. Capdau Grammar School and Warren Easton High School. After completing the five year program of the Tulane School of Architecture in 1956 he was drafted into the Army. After a two year stint in the combat engineers in Germany he returned to New Orleans to work with the architectural firm of Goldstein, Parham & Labouisse, becoming an associate in the firm of Parham & Labouisse after Mr. Goldstein’s death. He was appointed University Architect for Dillard University in 1972 and retired from that position in 2002.