Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Gluttony as found in music of the Renaissance and Baroque, and Les Voix Baroques performs early 17th-century carnival music.
The Tudor Choir performs on the Early Music Guild's International Series, the Hilliard Ensemble interprets Perotin, and Ensemble Sarband re-imagines Bach.
A sneak-preview of prominent early music concert series for the 2010-2011 season.
Piffaro debuts the recording "Waytes," Instrumenta Musica performs 17th-century Venetian wind music, and Florilegium explores the Bolivian Baroque.
Handel’s harp music with Maxine Eilander, the Toronto Consort and Elizabethan England, and More Hispano explores Spanish and Italian Renaissance improvisation.
Medieval and early Anglo-American songs with Anonymous 4 (Harmonia Mundi) and the Tudor Renaissance with Stile Antico (Harmonia Mundi).
Love and the Renaissance frottola, Musicologist Robert Green on the French Baroque hurdy-gurdy, and a Mendelssohn arrangement of Handel’s Acis and Galatea.
The Tallis Scholars performs the “Lamentations of Jeremiah,” New Chamber Opera Ensemble looks at Purcell's notebook, and L’Arpeggiata follows the “Via Crucis.”
La Donna Musicale performs Anna Bon, soprano Carolyn Sampson and lutenist Matthew Wadsworth explore John Dowland, and Stile Antico surveys John Sheppard.