Dulcian is one of many names used to describe the one-piece ancestor of the modern bassoon.
Five ensembles performed in Early Music America's 2014 Baroque Performance Competition. We’ll hear from the finalists, including the winner, Infusion Baroque!
We asked musician Alison Melville: "What are you listening to right now?" Also, music by Diomedes Cato, and a CD from The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.
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.