"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?"
The noble falcon, a crazed cyclops, and music imitating the sounds of battle -- an exploration of birds, beasts, and battles in Renaissance and Baroque music.
Love and the Renaissance frottola, Musicologist Robert Green on the French Baroque hurdy-gurdy, and a Mendelssohn arrangement of Handel’s Acis and Galatea.
Performances by Les Arts Florissants (Erato), The English Concert (Archiv), and the Goettingen Festival Orchestra (Carus).
An exploration of Handel’s works written during his tenure as composer-in-residence at Cannons, the stately home of the Duke of Chandos.