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.
Lucidarium explores Jewish music in Renaissance Italy, Ensemble Caprice performs gypsy-inspired baroque music, and a unique LP belonging to Leonard Bernstein.
Musical instruments from the Middle Ages, Baroque oboist John Abberger, and Private Musicke performs music of Spanish Renaissance composer Alonso Mudarra.
Ramee label releases of music by composers Bononcini, Touchemoulin, and Gaultier, as well a look at Pomerium’s Old Hall label recording of Orlandus Lassus.
Music from the English Renaissance with Piffaro and choral music by Vivaldi with Ensemble Caprice.
Improvisations with the Spanish ensemble More Hispano (Carpe Diem) and Portuguese polyphony with Imagem da Melancolia Recorder Consort (Challenge Classics).