Performances by Musica Antiqua Cologne (Archiv) and flutist Pauliina Fred with harpsichordist Aapo Häkkinen (Naxos).
Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Two excellent recordings of music by H.I.F. Biber with the Baroque Band (Cedille) and Musica Antiqua Cologne (Archiv).
A re-issue of Handel's "Water Music" with Ensemble Zefiro and a classic one with The English Concert.
A look at three Archiv label recordings by Musica Antiqua Köln, including music by Telemann, Heinichen, and five Italian composers.