The 18th century Italian cellist, Antonio Vandini, was like his contemporary, Antonio Vivalidi, also a priest.
These are the topping tooters of the town, and have gowns, silver chains, and salaries, for playing “Lilliburlero” to my Lord Mayor’s horse through the city.
Music by Biber and Biber--father and son, Heinrich and Carl.
This week, organ work by one of the original masters.
This week, a fresh look at Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
A sampling of music from Anonymous 4's newest album.
A composer who could coordinate more than just his fingers.
This week, music from one of the many English Henrys.
Spanish harpsichord music written by an organist...
Choral music during a time when opera was the new kid in town…
This week, getting back to the basics of church music.
A family dynasty that makes the Sopranos look like the Cleavers.
A Bohemian violinist walks away from one employer for the hope of greener grass on the other side.
Revisions to an old tradition make for some great early music in the 20th century.
Recorder music with an eastern twist by artist Nina Stern.
We're revisiting a CD of American music with its roots in the old country.
A Spanish town with a French king and Portuguese daughter.
An obscure composer from the end of the sixteenth century
This week, an ancient instrument serves as the muse for new music.