From fibs to falsification, cover-ups to conspiracies, we're ferreting out lies and liars in early music, (plus some music of Oswald von Wolkenstein).
Brahms? On period instruments? Is that early music?
Meet a couple of directors you might not have heard of, read about ones you probably have, and listen to a couple of recorded performances.
This week: a look at the late-baroque aria for trumpet and voice, an unusual partnership. Plus, we review a new release of the works of Vincent Lübeck.
This week, a look at all who were taken into consideration for the Leipzig Kantor’s job. We’ll also review new release from John Eliot Gardiner.
On Harmonia this week we’ll look at the accomplishments of John Eliot Gardiner, as well a new recording of Leclair’s violin sonatas by Simon Standage.