It's music "fit for a king," as powerful rulers do double-duty as composers. We’ll hear music composed by Frederick the Great, Alfonso X, Thibaut I, and more.
A 2012 Challenge Classics release of Ars Antiqua Austria playing little-known music of composer Joseph Gregor Werner.
Tempesta di Mare's third CD in a series of Fasch orchestral works.
We’ll hear from two composers at Bogotá Cathedral, explore the origins of the saraband, and discover the ensemble Musica Temprana. Plus, a recent CD by Piffaro.
The music of Bach performed on harpsichords built in 1740 and 1751.
We’re solving an antiphon mystery: Why are there so many pieces titled “In nomine”? We’ll find out why, as well as explore the origins of the sackbut.
Ensemble Gaudior, led by Alexandra MacCracken, perform music of Bach, Rameau, Biber and more.
The Canadian ensemble Tafelmusik celebrates the 400th anniversary of Galileo's first use of the telescope.
Chorales and sacred music sung in Norwegian, Danish and Swedish.
I sat down with Jacques earlier this spring to discuss his latest projects and some of his favorite recordings.