The influential Italian composer, Carlo Farina, was at the forefront of the violin’s flourishing.
Mendelssohn's three sonatas for violin and fortepiano played on 19th century period instruments.
Two Boston based ensembles, Newton Baroque and Exsultemus, come together in a world-premiere recording of Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer's Vespers.
Sonatas and concertos for violin by the French baroque composer, Jean-Marie Leclair, performed by violinists Adrian Butterfield and Luis Otavio Santos.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
Music by Alessandro Scarlatti and his son Domenico, performed by the Houston-based early music ensemble, Ars Lyrica.
This week, music from one of the many Bach children.
Gluttony as found in music of the Renaissance and Baroque, and Les Voix Baroques performs early 17th-century carnival music.
Tina Chancey performs on the pardessus de viole, Opera Lafayette explores "Zelindor," and Les Inventions discovers little-known symphonies and concertos.
A Mirare recording of the opera Piramus and Thisbe by François Rebel and François Francoeur, and an Alpha release of music by Francoeur with Ensemble Ausonia.