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Early Italian Masterpieces
Rachel Podger (violin), Marcin Świątkiewicz (harpsichord & organ) & Daniele Caminiti (theorbo)
there's the sense of music in possession of a free spirit and keen to test boundaries both expressive and virtuosic...Predictably there's an unfailing eloquence to everything Podger does, whether... — More…
Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr
With the inexhaustibly characterful playing of Benny Aghassi, the dulcian’s star shines brightly indeed, no mere subversive ‘buffo’ guest invited to a wind-enriched ‘concertate’ feast…Egarr fields... — More…
Monteverdi, Caccini, Merula, Brunelli, Castello, Cima, Landi
Karim Sulayman (tenor)
Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell
Sulayman’s approach tends more towards the lyrical than the rhetorical – his lucid, velvety tenor and pop-star charisma best suited to melodious arias rather than the text-driven stile recitativo…Under... — More…
Musica Fiata, Roland Wilson
John Holloway (violin), Jane Gower (dulcian) & Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)
just hearing the music itself, regardless of this infectious, quick-witted performance, is a revelation. Although the Castello feels like the most important work on this disc, the sonatas of... — More…
Kathryn Cok (harpsichord & organ), Wouter Verschuren (dulcian), Adam Woolf (alto and tenor trombone), Bjarte Eike, Aira Maria Lehtipuu (violin) & Jamie Savan (cornetto and cornetto muto)
The combination of instruments – mainly harpsichord, dulcian and high or low trombone, with violins and cornetts joining in for some works – may sound unpromising but proves varied and spirited.... — 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…