We’re exploring music for saints associated with the Celtic Isles. Plus, we’ll focus on the harp's use in Renaissance consorts and hear music from Atalante.
Let’s take a quick look back in time… to the year 1066 and the death of Edward the Confessor, the Battle of Hastings, and a manuscript of harp music.
17th-century instrumental music with Stephen Stubbs and Maxine Eilander (ATMA), and Rolf Lislevand with Ensemble Kapsberger (Astree).
Musical instruments from the Middle Ages, Baroque oboist John Abberger, and Private Musicke performs music of Spanish Renaissance composer Alonso Mudarra.
Two recordings of music by Handel and Lawes on the ATMA label, featuring American early harpist Maxine Eilander.
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.
A recent ATMA label release of William Lawes' harp consorts and a Hyperion recording of songs and instrumental pieces by the Lawes brothers.
Pamela Thorby and Andrew Lawrence-King perform Renaissance and early Baroque music for recorder and early harp.