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Early Music - up to 30% off

Until 3rd June 2019, we're offering up to 30% off over 6,500 early music discs (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).

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2 CDs

($23.00) $19.00

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Opera Omnia X

Ton Koopman (The Bielfeldt organ (1736), St. Wilhadi, Stade, Germany)

For those new to Buxtehude's organ works both the programming and the instrument make these discs the ideal hopping on point. Plaintive chorale elaborations supply contemplative respite from... More…

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2 CDs

($23.00) $19.00

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Sigiswald Kuijken (direction & violin, gamba, viola d’amore), Christoph Genz (Evangelist/tenor arias), Jens Hamann (Jesus/baritone arias), Gerlinde Samann (soprano), Petra Noskaiová (mezzo)

La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken

This 'choir' provides heartfelt congregational ardour in chorales, the hysterical ferocity of a crowd thirsting for blood, and objective commentary as onlookers in the opening and closing choruses.... More…

2 SACDs

($25.25) $20.75

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3 CDs

($41.50) $34.00

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Gunar Letzbor (violin, direction)

Ars Antiqua Austria

These wonderfully varied pieces reval Biber's skill in writing chamber music as well as the diverse tradition upon which he drew...This disc leaves us in no doubt about [Letzbor and Ars Antiqua']... More…

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($15.25) $12.50

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The Pavans are played on virginals, the rest on harpsichord. The right decision, but Demeyere hits a bad snag in a closely miked recording that masks the differences in timbre between the instruments.... More…

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Concertos, Ouvertures & Sonatas

Ars Antiqua Austria, Gunar Letzbor

Graupner's overtures and concertos are duskily attractive, while the violin sonatas have Italianate verve. More…

SACD

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Cappella Pratensis, Stratton Bull (music director)

The two earliest surviving settings of the Requiem Mass receive beautiful realisations in superb sound: both performances and recording quality are of exemplary clarity. More…

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Fabio Bonizzoni (harpsichord/conductor)

La Risonanza

There is a pleasing quality to Fabio Bonizzoni’s first volume of Bach harpsichord concertos, which achieves the difficult task of combining subtle artifice and interpretative joie de vivre with... More…

SACD

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Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Ton Koopman (director)

Koopman achieves a truly astonishing clarity and focus from 16 voices… He's superbly served, too, by his instrumentalists, horns flying effortlessly through uplifting strands of figures in the... More…

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2 CDs

($23.00) $19.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included