We’re celebrating Christmas with music from a variety of traditions, including two well-known carols, medieval music about St Nick, Byzantine chant, and more.
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.
This week, a little holiday cheer a la Charpentier.
We'll hear renaissance composers’ settings of Christmas chants, and behold angelic visitations. Featured release by Theatre of Voices and Ars Nova Copenhagen.
We’ll hear from Theatre of Voices, Gloriae dei Cantores Schola, The Choir of Westminster Cathedral and more. Maybe you’ll discover something for your wish list!
A further list of holiday CDs for your perusing pleasure!
Medieval and early Anglo-American songs with Anonymous 4 (Harmonia Mundi) and the Tudor Renaissance with Stile Antico (Harmonia Mundi).
This week, the Harmonia Traditions Series celebrates the holidays with a Baroque Christmas, including popular works from Germany, France, and Italy.
Christmas cantatas and concertos as well as Leclair violin sonatas are explored this week with two Chandos label releases.