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.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the “Greene Countrie Towne” of Philadelphia.
The music of Bach performed on harpsichords built in 1740 and 1751.
Harpsichord music of Johann Jacob Froberger played by the Romanian harpsichordist Alina Rotaru.
Ensemble Leones performs the music of Neidhart, a famous Minnesinger.
Performances by Musica Fiorita (Ars Musici) and Musique des Lumières (Naïve).
Baroque orchestral dance music by J.C.F. Fischer (CPO) and Michel-Richard Delalande (Harmonia Mundi).
Two recordings of music by Johann Georg Pisendel and Heinrich Biber (CPO).
Ensemble Masques explores Rameau's "Pièces de clavecin en concert" and Notturna plays the chamber sonatas of Janitsch.
Music for harpsichord and organ by one of the German baroque's most prominent composers before J.S. Bach.