Early Music

Vale Christopher Hogwood – Master Enabler of Musical Beauty

Vale Christopher Hogwood – Master Enabler of Musical Beauty

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Vale Christopher Hogwood (1941- 2014) conductor harpsichordist musicologist and genius of early music you kept everyone playing and appreciating beautiful music

Hansen Arms Wide

Rivals: Arias for Farinelli & Co – David Hansen about Beauty

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Countertenor David Hansen’s CD Rivals is a triumph for the art of classical music, a worthy tribute to its composers by a singer for whom beauty reigns supreme

Henry Purcell’s Musical Grace

Henry Purcell’s Musical Grace

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The re-founding of the traditions of the Chapels Royal after the 1660 Restoration to the throne of England of King Charles II (1630 – 1685) brought music of excellence before the public who rejoiced in the opportunity to hear sacred and secular musical entertainments on a grand scale. Composer Henry…

Stunning Amati King Cello

The Cello – The Nature of Sound and an Art of Sophistication

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I would ride through storm and tempest to attend performances played by such cellists as Steven Isserlis and Peter Wispelway or Luke Sulic and Stjepan Hauser