This week Harmonia explores Kile Smith's Vespers, a new work for choir and Renaissance band, plus a new release of Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo."
Explore music of the first seven composers who were dubbed The Master of the Queen's Music. Also, a new release from recorder virtuoso Dan Laurin.
This week we welcome Michael McCraw, highly influential performer and teacher of historical bassoons. Plus, a new release from The Hilliard Ensemble.
A recent ATMA label release of William Lawes' harp consorts and a Hyperion recording of songs and instrumental pieces by the Lawes brothers.
Christmas cantatas and concertos as well as Leclair violin sonatas are explored this week with two Chandos label releases.
A look at recordings with fortepianists Susan Alexander-Max (Naxos) and David Owen Norris (Avie).