Jones is one of the most common surnames in England, as is John for a given name. But do you know the 18th century contemporary of Handel, John Jones?
The Tallis Scholars most recent release of music by John Taverner takes the choir to new heights.
A recording titled FINGERGULL references the golden ring of a medieval blood relic, and presents the chant cycle for the Holy Blood Office in its entirety.
We’re exploring nearly seven hundred years of Easter, from the 11th century to the 18th century.
We’re exploring music for the Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services leading up to Easter.
We’re spending time with composers who played and wrote for bass instruments, and we’ll explore music for three violins and hear chant from the Thomas Gradual.
Two Gregorian Masses from the Thomas Gradual St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, c. 1300
We've handpicked a variety of early music recordings – new and old – to help get you into the spirit of the holiday season: Bach, Schutz, chant and more.
Anonymous 4 marks the current millennium by looking backward to the previous one with a mass from about the year 1000.
A look at the work of Marcel Pérès, an introduction to the viola da gamba, and a featured release highlighting some of the earliest music for the cello.