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Early Music Reviews

Reviews of CDs, books and performances are scattered throughout They are usually brief and to the point and can be found quickly with site search. On a few occasions, I have written longer-winded reviews, which are indexed below for easy access.

Record Reviews

Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto - comparison of recordings

Handel, Agrippina - comparison of recordings

Handel, Radamisto

Telemann, Ino - comparison of recordings

Performance Reviews

Le Roi et le fermier by Monsigny & Sedaine, performed by Opera Lafayette, 26 January 2012

Gluck, Armide, performed by Opera Lafayette & the New York Baroque Dance Company, 3 February 2010

Le Déserteur by Monsigny & Sedaine, performed by Opera Lafayette, 4 February 2009

Zélindor by Francoeur and Rebel, performed by Opera Lafayette and the New York Baroque Dance Company, 17 October 2007

Lully, Psyché, Boston Early Music Festival & Lully, Armide, Opera Lafayette, 2007

Mozart, Idomeneo - Les Arts Florissants, August 2006

Mozart, Idomeneo - Opera Lafayette and the New York Baroque Dance Company, June 2006

Charpentier, David et Jonathas - performance by the OAE

Charpentier, Les Arts Florissants 25th Anniversary Tour

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin North America Tour

Vivaldi, Arsilda - review of a NYC performance

Book Reviews

Daniel Heartz. Music in European Capitals: The Galant Style, 1720-1780.

Edward L. Kottick. A History of the Harpsichord.

Other Articles

Tiny Type in CD Booklets -- No Solution in Sight

How to Detect and Avoid Copy-Controlled CDs

Franz Joseph Haydn Keyboard Sonatas - Cross Reference

Suggested Presents for Early Music Enthusiasts CD Awards




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