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The Columbian Exchange Music

Various Artists, Grand Tour: Music from 16th and 17th Century Italy, Spain and Germany (1996)

Giovanni Bassano, Dario Castello, and Johann Vierdanck are just a few of the accomplished composers represented on this eclectic compilation of orchestra music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Various Artists, Panorama: Dances of the Renaissance (2001)

We suggest splurging on this two-disc compilation of vibrant dance tunes to liven up your next Renaissance-themed dinner party.

Shirley Rumsey, Music of the Spanish Renaissance (1994)

Classical musician Shirley Rumsey offers her illustrious interpretation of simple yet elegant compositions from fifteenth and sixteenth century Spain.

Various Artists, Offenbach: Christopher Columbus (1997)

Listen to salacious stories about Christopher Columbus in four fabulously funny acts inspired by Jacques Offenbach tunes.

Vangelis, 1492: Conquest of Paradise: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1992)

Composer Vangelis presents a rousing soundtrack to the Ridley Scott epic about Christopher Columbus's momentous voyage to the Americas.

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