"Of all the wind instruments, the most excellent is the cornett..." - Girolamo dalla Casa.
We're exploring early music exchanges between Japan and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Plus we’ll hear music of the cornetto and Bach Collegium Japan.
Sacred music from Versailles: Music written by French composers, performed by French musicians on a recording sponsored by a French institution.
On Harmonia this week we listen to some of cornettist Bruce Dickey’s more recent recordings. Plus, we review an upcoming release by Musica Pacifica.