Issue 39:1
Sept/Oct 2015
Magazine Contents

Collections: Early Music

This release was occasioned by an exhibition of works by Diego Velázquez at the Grand Palais in Paris. That exhibition will be over by the time...

This disc is a double celebration, according to its liner notes. First, it is the 500th birthday of Cipriano de Rore, to whom all of us...

The Ockeghem Mass has been recorded at least seven times before, but this is the first disc in eight years. Alejandro Planchart ( Fanfare 6:1), Peter...

This is an interesting version of Ockeghem’s great Mass, placed within a distinctive framework. Ensemble Nusmido consists of four performers, all of whom sing, three of...

Research currently suggests that Giulio San Pietro de’ Negri was a younger, independently wealthy son of a patrician Genoese family, probably born between after 1550 and...

His religious opera Il Sant’Alessio to one side, Stefano Landi usually figures into collection CDs, providing a glimpse of music in early 17th-century Rome. A disc...

There seems to be a plethora of music that was quite popular during the reign of Louis XIV but which has not withstood the test of...

Now, here’s excellent news: Owen Rees and Contrapunctus have begun a series of recordings based on works found in the Baldwin Partbooks. They’re one of the...

I anticipated a valuable collection of English music from the time of the Magna Carta to mark the eighth centenary of that landmark of governmental policy....

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