Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra and Harmonious Blacksmith explore the essential place of improvisation in early music.
Music by the ensemble East of the River in a CD entitled Levantara, and 17th-century English music in a release called Strike the Viol.
We’ll explore the recorder, hear sacred music by Orlando di Lasso, and Wendy Gillespie brings us part one of a New York Pro Musica Antiqua retrospective.
Harmonia heads to Italy for a visit to Naples by way of two recent recordings.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
We’re exploring some of the oldest musical centers of London.