Let’s take a quick look back in time. . . to the year 1170. . .and the birth of Sir Walter of the Bird-Field, and the death of a bear and an archbishop.
We’ll dance at the court of Louis XIV to works by Jean-Baptiste Lully, and sound the bagpipe across time and space! Plus, a featured release by Anonymous 4.
This week, Bach's influence continues to spread to the string instruments.
Let’s take a quick look at the history of an icon of the Christmas season: jolly old Saint Nicholas.
Let's take a quick look back in time...to the year 1361.
This week, organ work by one of the original masters.
This week, music from one of the many Bach children.
One of the most versatile Renaissance composers revisits a versatile format near the end of his life.
A look at Obsidian Records, a new early music label, with performances of music by Josquin, Senfl, Verdelot, Tomkins, and from the court of Henry VIII.
London Baroque's recent BIS recording of trio sonatas from 17th-century Germany, and their 1984 Amon Ra release of English music from the 18th Century.