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.
Thomas Tallis brings us a 40-voice motet, and a new generation of period performers plays music for an unusual combination of instruments, and more.
This hour, we’re looking at families wired for song! Plus, music from Jordi Savall and his two musical offspring.
Bernard Foccroulle plays his own compositions for historical organs.
Father and son together on one recording from the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra: music by Johan Daniel and Johan Heinrich Berlin.
The ACRONYM ensemble plays the Alphabet Sonatas by Johann Christoph Pezel.
Three recordings and three versions of Purcell’s "Musick for a While."
"Of all the wind instruments, the most excellent is the cornett..." - Girolamo dalla Casa.
We're exploring early music exchanges between Japan and Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Plus we’ll hear music of the cornetto and Bach Collegium Japan.