We've handpicked a variety of early music recordings – new and old – to help get you into the spirit of the holiday season: Bach, Schutz, chant and more.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1619. In music news, the year 1619 saw several publications from renowned composers.
Late-baroque sonatas (Arsis), 17th-century Spanish song (Anima e Corpo), lute music of Sylvius Leopold Weiss (BGS), and "histories" of Heinrich Schütz (Dacapo).
A CRD label release of a new recording by ensemble Circa 1500.
This week, a sampling of one of the most famous texts from the Christian church service--the Magnificat. Also, a new release by English viol consort Concordia.