Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Anonymous 4 explores medieval English carol and early American Christmas song, Stile Antico serves up Tudor music, and Monserrat Figueras with Hesperion XXI.
Celtic music with Jordi Savall (Alia Vox) and Musica Pacifica (Solimar).
Savall directs Les Concert des Nations in music for the orchestras of Louis XIII and XIV, as well as works from the time of Louis XV.
Mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux sings baroque arias composed for castrato Farinelli and Le Concert de Nations performs excerpts from Vivaldi's opera 'Farnace.'
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of Claudio Monteverdi’s “Marian Vespers” of 1610.
Jordi Savall explores music for the Cathars (Alia Vox), and the Tallis Scholars perform Victoria's Lamentations (Gimell).
This week on Harmonia: early music specialists perform traditional music from Ireland and Scotland
Youtube discoveries of music by Italian Renaissance composer Antonio Valente.
A look at two new releases that feature Celtic music performed on the viola da gamba, with Jordi Savall (The Celtic Viol) and Tina Chancey (The Versatile Viol).