Take a tour of Marin Marias' life's work by way of three new recordings.
Viol player Susanne Heinrich and lutenist Miguel Rincón perform transcriptions of Bach's Solo Violin Sonatas and Partitas.
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.
2 musicians + 4 viols + 2 lutes = 19 tracks in a rich palette of colors.
The Royall Consorts, William Lawes' best known works in his own lifetime, are performed by Les Voix Humaines.
A look at the work of Marcel Pérès, an introduction to the viola da gamba, and a featured release highlighting some of the earliest music for the cello.
Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Celtic music with Jordi Savall (Alia Vox) and Musica Pacifica (Solimar).
Music from the time of Vlad Dracula with Cançonièr, Imagem da Melancolia and 17th-century Portugal, and Bach's viola da gamba sonatas on the lautenwerk.
American harpsichordist Robert Hill performs J.S. Bach's music on the gut-strung 'lautenwerck,' or lute-harpsichord.