Musica Secreta's balance, shaping of individual lines, attention to form and structure, and sensitivity to the text and its meanings all permeate the recording.
Makaris’s debut CD, 'Wisps in the Dell,' shows why this repertoire proved so popular with audiences and artists during the 18th century.
Danish recorder player Michala Petri plays with an ease and command that can only be borne through working with this kind of music until it sinks into your bones.
The recording 'Vivaldi con amore' will be the first time most listeners hear violinist Elisa Citterio fill a big podium.
David Yearsley's 'Sex, Death, and Minuets: Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical Notebooks' is a comprehensive study of the two famous Clavier-Büchlein that belonged to J. S. Bach’s second wife and eventual widow.
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