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John Jenkins: The Pleasing Slumber, Aires for a treble, lyra, bass and harpsichord

The third album from the small Flora label to be recommended on Expedition Audio is this program devoted entirely to the music of early baroque composer...

Michel Blavet – Sonatas for Flute / Philippe Pierlot, flute

A flautist known for his extraordinarily beautiful tone, astonishing technique and impeccable intonation, Michel Blavet (1700-1768) was one of the most celebrated flute virtuosos...

Buxtehude: Organ Works / Marie-Claire Alain, organ

The brilliant French organist Marie-Claire Alain passed away earlier this year at the age of 86. Ms. Alain (1926-2013) came from a long line...

Andreas Hammerschmidt: Motets for Passiontide and Easter; Johann Rosenmuller: Dixit Dominus / Gli Scarlattisti

This is the second program to come from Carus performed by the vocal ensemble Gli Scarlattisti featuring the music of these two baroque masters,...

Hidden Handel – unfamiliar and unknown arias and orchestral pieces / Ann Hallenberg

A conspicuous gap in the run of "Complete Editions" on CD is one for Georg Friderick Handel. Publishing such an edition must always be...

Jean-Marie Leclair: Trio Sonatas Op. 4 / Pasticcio Barocco

In the time of Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), it was common practice to substitute instruments specified in a work with others, often from different instrument...

Johann Gottlieb Janitsch: Sonate da Camera, Vol. 3 / Notturna, Palameta

This is the third release in a series of recordings from ATMA Classique highlighting the chamber sonatas of German composer Johann Gottlieb Janitsch (1708-1763)....

Wolfgang Adam Hoffer: La belle Indifferente – Music for Lute / Michael Ducker, lute

Wolfgang Adam Anton Hoffer may well be the most obscure composer we have ever featured here on Expedition Audio. That's saying a lot. When I search...

Grzegorz Gorczycki: Missa Rorate; Completorium; Illuxit Sol

Referred to by some admirers as "the Polish Handel," Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1665-1734) was the most important composer of the Polish high baroque. This...

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