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.