One of the 17th Century’s most famous women—her life, arts patronage, and historic accomplishments are explored as well as music associated with her court.
Spanish consort songs (Passacaille) and Italian dances (Dorian).
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Love songs from the Renaissance by composers Luzzaschi, Crecquillon, Henry VIII, and Senfl.
Renaissance and Baroque music from Spain with organists Jan Willem Jansen and Poul Pock-Steen.
Henry Purcell's complete odes & welcome songs (Hyperion), and a debut recording of music for viola da gamba consort (Lunaris).
Ensemble Caprice offers music of Vivaldi, the New London Consort explores Tylman Susato’s “Dansereye,” and Bonporti inventions performed by Chiara Banchini.
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.