Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
Here's a sampling from an array of early music recordings – new and old, from performers like the Tallis Scholars, Boston Camerata, The Sixteen, and more.
On this episode of Harmonia, we’re listening for echoes! Plus, we’ll explore some curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini in our featured recording.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons may be the most famous, but they weren’t the only ones composed during the Baroque era.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
The music of Bach performed on harpsichords built in 1740 and 1751.
Baroque orchestral dance music by J.C.F. Fischer (CPO) and Michel-Richard Delalande (Harmonia Mundi).
Music of Henry Purcell and the French Baroque on the ATMA Classique label.
Ensemble Masques explores Rameau's "Pièces de clavecin en concert" and Notturna plays the chamber sonatas of Janitsch.
Decca Records selects the French nuns of Our Lady of the Annunciation Abbey for their next recording of Gregorian Chant.