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vocal chamber music from the 17th century
Ruby Hughes (soprano), Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann (cello) & Jonas Nordberg (lute / theorbo / archlute)
Ruby Hughes’s soprano has an effortless beauty: pliant, subtly expressive, never forced. She captures the chaste fervour of the sacred works…Brinkmann and Nordberg proffer aptly spontaneous continuo... — More…
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
Christophers tells us that the basic approach here is to allow the performers to ‘speak through singing’, and to treat the changes of time and metre ‘intuitively’ rather than with scholarly over-caution.... — More…
Véronique Gens (soprano)
Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset
…a wonderful odyssey through late Baroque to early Romantic French opera. Gens's agile voice is the perfect vehicle to cope with these emotional extremes, from the enchanting to the chilling.... — More…
The golden age of Venetian instrumental music
Maurice Steger (recorder & direction), Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Lee Santana (chitarrone), Naoki Kitaya (organ & harpsichord), Sergio Ciomei (harpsichord & organ), Thomas Boysen (theorbo & baroque guitar), Mauro Valli (cello), Margret Köll (baroque harp), Thor-Harald Johnsen (baroque...
Maurice Steger is a player of wonderful dexterity, and his colleagues are excellent. — More…
Domenico Cerasani (lute)