The cornetto is a woodwind instrument with a brass-style cup mouth piece which flourished in the mid 1600’s, in the early to middle-baroque period.
Machaut's 'Messe de Nostre Dame' is inordinately famous, and is often cited as the first complete polyphonic setting of a Mass ordinary by a single composer.
In his music, Molter indulged his compositional imagination writing for all sorts of instrumental combinations and sonorities.
With the thunderous applause at the end of this CD, you can almost imagine yourself on tour with the Académie in Australia at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Ars Antiqua transports listeners back in time to the gilded 18th century Rococo music rooms of Paris.
This October 31st marks half a millennium since the young priest, Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses that ushered in the Protestant Reformation.
Charming music by Filippo Ruge has languished in the wings for too many years just waiting to be rediscovered.
Prominent in Medieval and Renaissance churches, swallow’s nest organs perched high above their congregations suspended from platforms built in the church wall.
When life give you lemons…make lemonade. It seems that’s what Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf decided to do.
Many know Tinctoris only by way of his famous theoretical treatises, but he also composed a great deal of fine vocal and instrumental works.