In his music, Molter indulged his compositional imagination writing for all sorts of instrumental combinations and sonorities.
Dulcian is one of many names used to describe the one-piece ancestor of the modern bassoon.
A concerto program from the Irish Baroque Orchestra features instruments less often on exhibit in solo roles, as well as instruments in unusual combinations.
"I wrote like the devil in those days, and chiefly for the oboe, which was my favorite instrument."
The Munich Baroque Soloists play familiar and not-so-familiar music. Revisit Vivaldi favorites and get to know Johann Zach.
We’re spending time with composers who played and wrote for bass instruments, and we’ll explore music for three violins and hear chant from the Thomas Gradual.
Two new recordings of bassoon concertos by Antonio Vivaldi.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
Two new recordings are beautifully done, but different interpretations set each apart.