A tour of the violin in Italy with music by composers both famous and forgotten.
Mikolaj Zielenski was a minor composer but nonetheless a good one, and his music deserves to be heard more often.
Ensemble La Ninfea finds in their recording a structure for both creative musical expression and a platform for a real world cause.
Music from a ‘renowned triumvirate’ of composers--Handel, Ariosti, and Bononcini--who worked together at the Royal Academy of Music in 18th century London.
The Netherlands-based viol consort play music of Christopher Tye and John Jenkins.
From a man who reused music of fellow composers, to one who kept reusing his own...The Callipygian Players and London Handel Players perform.
Phantasm plays John Ward's four part viol fantasies. Plus, Ward's verse anthems with the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Two new recordings from father and daughter, Jordi and Arianna Savall.
Bach sonatas, concertos, and even an orchestral suite arranged for two harpsichords. Emer Buckley, Jochewed Schwarz, and Masaki and Masato Suzuki perform.
Petrus Alamire, in addition to his musical endeavors, may have acted as a political spy for Henry the VIII.