This week, music from one of the many English Henrys.
A continuation of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s New Brandenburgs series, The Cardinall’s Musick, and Jordi Savall.
Henry Purcell's complete odes & welcome songs (Hyperion), and a debut recording of music for viola da gamba consort (Lunaris).
Choral music from England, including Stile Antico's exploration of composer John Sheppard and the Brabant Ensemble's offerings from the Chirk Castle Part-Books.
A look at a couple classic recordings of music for two tenors ("A Doi Tenori") and two countertenors ("Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow").
Part one of a series that looks into the life of George Frideric Handel from the perspective of the many places he lived.
Two recordings of music by Italian baroque composer Nicola Porpora.
Music performed by a host of artists and ensembles, including Ex Cathedra, Nachtmusique, Huelgas Ensemble, Les Talens Lyrique, Doulce Memoire, and many others.
The tragic stories of two famous Christian figures set by Stradella (San Giovanni Battista) and Alessandro Scarlatti (Il Martirio di Santa Cecilia).
A recent ATMA label release of William Lawes' harp consorts and a Hyperion recording of songs and instrumental pieces by the Lawes brothers.