The people who brought early music to the fore in the 1960s and 70s pioneered a new way of doing things. Historical performance on what we used to call “authentic” instruments caught on in a big way and soon fed an early music recording boom. Though keeping its pioneering spirit, over the years many see a homogenization of what constitutes an “early music” sound—a sort of accepted standard for how baroque music should be heard and performed.

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