Giaches de Wert is famous for his madrigals and his influence on Claudio Monteverdi is often stated. But Wert also composed a significant body of church music.
Ensemble Scholastica aims to recreate a medieval musician’s process.
Go back in time for a musical soirée in an 18th century Viennese drawing room.
The influential Italian composer, Carlo Farina, was at the forefront of the violin’s flourishing.
Scherzi Musicali is helping to bring the Fiocco name and his music back to modern ears.
The 500 year old instrument is one of the earliest harpsichords that has survived the trials of travel and time.
Ratis’s Canzonette are more personal than theological or formal--sometimes blithe, sometimes tender, sometimes sensual, often humorous.
Keyboard music by Johann Wilhelm Hässler, played on harpsichord, clavichord, and fortepiano.
Marco Dall’Aquila bridged the gap between two very different periods in the life of the lute, its music, and its playing techniques.