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Choir of New College Oxford & St James’ Baroque (on period instruments)

An assured synthesis of elegant musicality, judicious ear for contrapuntal detail and informed scholarship...All the works are given splendid performances which not only remind us that there... More…

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17th Century Ayres and Songs

Lucile Richardot (contralto)

Ensemble Correspondances, Sébastien Daucé

The title may be ‘Perpetual Night’ but there’s absolutely nothing gloomy or unremitting about this delicious disc and its chiaroscuro play of shading and texture…Lawes and Locke may never quite... More…

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Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)

The English Concert, Harry Bicket

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Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, on 3 May 2010

Theatre of the Ayre: Rachel Podger, Clare Salaman (violins), Galina Zinchenko (viola), Alison McGillivray (bass violin and viol), Pamela Thorby, Kate Latham, Merlin Harrison (recorders), David Miller (theorboes/guitars), James Johnstone (harpsichord) & Elizabeth Kenny (director/theorbo/guitar),...

The true stars here are the band, led by Elizabeth Kenny, which extemporises and pushes tempos to giddy extremes. Elin Manahan Thomas steps boldly into Cupid's role, alternating deftly between... More…

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Amanda Forsythe (Venus), Tyler Duncan (Adonis), Mireille Lebel (Cupid), Amanda Forsythe (soprano), Jason McStoots, Zachary Wilder (tenors), Douglas Williams (bass-baritone)

Boston Early Music Festival, Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs

Mireille Lebel's Cupid shines in Boston's tryst with Blow's pastoral precursor to Purcell's Dido. Playing is stylish, though Tyler Duncan's Adonis sounds unfeasibly mature. More…

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Richard Collins, Christopher Hill, Julian Kaye, Nathaniel Lippiett, Gavin Mccormick, Robin Blaze, Richard Childress, Joseph Cornwell, William Kendall, Peter Butterfield, Stephen Varcoe, Stephen Alder & Donald Sweeney

Winchester Cathedral Choir & The Parley Of Instruments, David Hill

Though overshadowed by his pupil Purcell, John Blow's church music is highly distinguished. Here are 14 of his richly scored anthems in skilful and idiomatic performances. More…

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Carlos Mena & Damien Guillon (countertenors) & Philippe Pierlot (bass viol, direction)

Ricercar Consort

Mena and Guillon both sound entirely at ease with Dryden's eloquent English and the musical moods to illustrate literary illusions are captured poignantly...the recorders blend sensitively with... More…

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