We're exploring early music exchanges between Japan and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Plus we’ll hear music of the cornetto and Bach Collegium Japan.
Two Gregorian Masses from the Thomas Gradual St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, c. 1300
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.
Andrew Parrott reconstructs the music to mourn the death of Prince Leopold, the man who brought Bach to Cöthen.
This week, a fresh look at Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
J.S. Bach's "Magnificat" (Channel Classics) and Purcell's "Dido & Aeneas" (Ambronay).
Music for lute, organ, harpsichord, and a little-known Italian Baroque oratorio.
Three excellent recordings of late-baroque music, including J.S. Bach, Couperin, Telemann, and Blavet.
Concerts from the 2009 Bloomington Early Music Festival, including performances by Hesperus, fortepianist Shuann Chai, ensemble L'AURA, and Chatham Baroque.
A look at Henry Purcell's small-scale compositions for keyboard, music for string ensembles, and songs.