We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Köln. Plus, more about 17th-c. theorist A. Kircher and a CD by Quire Cleveland.
Two fantastic ensembles playing some fantastic music in the fantastic style.
A continuation of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin. Ton Koopman and Catherine Manson perform.
The first of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin.
"Of all the wind instruments, the most excellent is the cornett..." - Girolamo dalla Casa.
Music by Antonio de Cabezón from a 16th century collection called Obras de Música.
Viol player Susanne Heinrich and lutenist Miguel Rincón perform transcriptions of Bach's Solo Violin Sonatas and Partitas.
Open your mind—as well as your ears—as we listen to music from the distant past alongside related music by living composers.
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.