Stephen Orgel, Professor Emeritus at Stanford Univ. talks to John Edwards about the Stuart court masque, its performers, its expressions of power and the meaning of the masque conjured by the triumphant Prospero in The Tempest. The Musicians In Ordinary string band, Matt Antal, Brandon Chui and Sheila Smyth, violas, Laura Jones, bass violin, John Edwards, lute, led by Christopher Verrette, violin, play The First, Second & Third of the Lords, The Tempest, The Haymakers Dance and The Nymphs Dance.

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