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New Releases 2013

2012 New Releases

La Follia - The Triumph of Folly. dhm 887654497826 (1 CD, February 2013). Ensemble Oni Wytars. 19 different versions of La Follia. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Mandolin Music from 18th Century Paris. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, November 2013). Artemandoline. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Awake Sweet Love - An Anthology of Lute Music. Brilliant Classics 94710 (14 CDs, April 2013, 1988-2012). Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Evaristo & Joseph Dall'Abaco. Padre e figlio: Capricci & altri canzoni. Agogique AGO 011 (1 CD, April 2013). Video. Bruno Cocset, Les Basses Réunies. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Albinoni, Bonporti, Vivaldi, Bononcini, Porpora, Sammartini, Locatelli, Gallo, Tartini. The Trio Sonata in 18th-century Italy. BIS-2015 (1 CD, March 2013). London Baroque. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Altieri, De Majo, Durante, Pergolesi, Porpora, Scarlatti, Zingarelli. Neapolitan Organ Music. Brilliant Classics 94622 (1 CD, July 2013). Emanule Cardi, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Pasquale Anfossi (1727-1797). La Finta Giardiniera (1774). dhm 88697911392 (2 CDs, March 2013). Details. Werner Ehrhardt, L'Arte del Mondo. Sandrina: Núria Rial, soprano; Arminda: Katja Stuber, soprano; Ramiro: María Espada, soprano; Serpetta: Monika Reinhard, soprano; Belfiore: Krystian Adam, tenor; Nardo: Florian Götz, baritone; Podestà: Miljenko Turk, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Bach Family Organ Music. Brilliant Classics 94483 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Sergio Militello, organ. Includes works by 11 different Bachs. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

C.P.E. Bach. Sonaten für Kenner und Liebhaber. Brilliant Classics 94486 (5 CDs, November 2013). Pieter-Jan Belder, fortepiano & clavichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

C.P.E. Bach. Socrate, Hamlet, Colin, Colette. Ligia (1 CD, December 2013). Details. Alain Buet, baritone. Daniel Cuiller, Ensemble Stradivaria. US | UK | FR | DE | JP

C.P.E. Bach. Complete Flute Sonatas. Brilliant Classics 94323 (2 CDs, November 2013). Jed Wentz, traverso; Michael Borgstede, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

C.P.E. Bach. The Solo Keyboard Music, vol. 26: "Fortsetzung" Sonatas Nos 1-3. BIS-2040 (1 CD, July 2013). Miklós Spányi, clavichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

C.P.E. Bach. Testament et promesses. Encelade (1 CD, April 2013). Details. Aline Zylberajch, tangent piano. Alice Piérot, violin. Freye Fantasie Wq.80, «Arioso con variazioni» Wq.79, and Sonata Wq.78 for violin and keyboard; "Les Folies d'Espagne" Wq.118, Sonata Wq.55 and Fantasia Wq.63/6 for keyboard. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

C.P.E. Bach. The Complete Keyboard Concertos - Vol. 19. BIS-1957 (1 CD, April 2013). Miklós Spányi, harpsichord & fortepiano. Márta Ábrahám, Concerto Armonico. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.C. Bach. Six Sonatas Op. 5. Brilliant Classics 94634 (1 CD, December 2013). Details. Bart van Oort, fortepiano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Solo Cantatas for Bass. Passacaille 997 (1 CD, September 2013). BWV 82, 158, 56 & 203. Dominik Wörner, bass. Ryo Terakado, Il Gardellino. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Johannes-Passion BWV 245. Linn CKD 419 (2 CDs, March 2013). Details. John Butt, Dunedin Consort. Joanne Lunn, soprano; Claire Wilkinson, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Mulroy, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass; Robert Davies, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Ruhm und Glück - Cantatas BWV 66a and 36a (reconstructed). Rondeau (1 CD, February 2013). Alexander Ferdinand Grychtolik, Mitteldeutsche Hofmusik. Gudrun Sindonie Otto, soprano; Wiebke Lehmkuhl, contralto; Hans Jörg Mammel, tenor; Carsten Krüger, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Cantatas - Complete SDG Set. Soli Deo Gloria SDG 186 (56 CDs, reissue, September 2013). Includes 4 CDs previously released by DG & 1 data CD. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. "Widerstehe doch der Sünde" - Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year vol. 17.  Accent 25317 (1 CD, September 2013). BWV 54, 134, 168 & 186. Sigiswald Kuijken, La Petite Bande. Siri Thornhill, soprano; Elisabeth Hermans, soprano; Yeree Suh, soprano; Petra Noskaiová, mezzo-soprano; Christoph Genz, tenor; Jan van der Crabben, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. The Orchestral Suites BWV 1066-1069. Accent ACC 24279 (1 CD, September 2013). Sigiswald Kuijken, La Petite Bande. Jean-François Madeuf, Jérôme Princé & Graham Nicholson, holeless natural trumpets; Marian Minnen & Ronan Kernoa, bass violin (no cellos or double bass). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Cantatas for the complete liturgical year, volume 16 (of 20). Accent Accent 25316 (1 CD, April 2013). Cantatas BWV 34, 173, 184, 129. Sigiswald Kuijken, La Petite Bande. Gerlinde Sämann, soprano; Petra Noskaiová, mezzo-soprano; Christoph Genz, tenor; Jan van der Crabben, bass. Fine holeless natural trumpet playing by Jean-François Madeuf and his mates. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Secular Cantatas vol. 3. BIS 2041 (1 CD, May 2013). Masaaki Suzuki, Bach Collegium Japan. Joanne Lunn, soprano; Hiroya Aoki, countertenor; Makoto Sakurada, tenor. Wedding Cantata BWV 202, Quodlibet BWV 524, Durchlauchster Leopold BWV 173a, Schwingt freudig euch empor BWV 36c. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Cantatas BWV 82, 84 & 199; Toccata & Fugue in d minor ("Dorian") BWV 538, arranged for strings & continuo by Breuer. Sony 91399 (1 CD, August 2013). Christine Schäfer, soprano. Bernhard Forck, Berliner Barock Solisten. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Luther-Kantaten BWV 2, 7, 38. dhm 88725468032 (1 CD, August 2013). Details. Roland Wilson, Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale. Monika Mauch, soprano; Kai Wessel, countertenor; Markus Brutscher, tenor; Wolf Matthias Friedrich, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Lutheran Masses 2. Coro COR 6120 (1 CD, March 2014). Booklet (pdf). Harry Christopher, The Sixteen. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Lutheran Masses 1. Coro COR 6115 (1 CD, October 2013). Booklet (pdf). Harry Christopher, The Sixteen. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Matthäus Passion BWV 244. Harmonia Mundi HMC 802156/58 (3 CDs + 1 DVD, October 2013). René Jacobs, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Staats-und Domchor Berlin, RIAS Kammerchor. Sunhae Im, soprano; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano; Werner Güra, tenor; Topi Lehtipuu, tenor; Konstantin Wolff, bass; Johannes Weisser, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. In Tempore Nativitatis - Christmas Cantatas BWV 110, 151 & 63. Mirare MIR 243 (1 CD, November 2013). Booklet (pdf). Philippe Pierlot, Ricercar Consort. Maria Keohane, soprano; Carlos Mena, countertenor; Julian Prégardien, tenor; Stephan Macleod, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. L'Épiphanie - Cantatas 81, 72, 156. Atma ACD 22404 (1 CD, November 2013). Eric Milnes, Montréal Baroque. Monika Mauch, soprano; Franziska Gottwald, mezzo-soprano; Charles Daniels, tenor; Harry van der Kamp, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Book 2. Aparté (2 CD, October 2013). Christophe Rousset, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach, Thomas Baltzar (c.1630-1663). A Violino Solo. Aparté (1 CD, October 2013). Thibault Noally, violin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Die Originalen Lautenwerke. Hänssler Classic 98.649 (1 CD, August 2013). Joachim Held, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. The Art of the Fugue. Atma ACD2 2645 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Les Voix humaines. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Complete Works for Lute. Brilliant Classics (2 CDs, August 2013). Mario D'Agosto, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Suites No. 1, 2, 3. Naïve E 8937 (1 CD, February 2013). Hopkinson Smith, German theorbo. These are transcriptions by Smith of the cello suites BWV 1007, 1008 & 1009, performed on a theorbo after the instrument played by S.L. Weiss, which is quite different from French and Italian theorbos. Smith's fine recording of BWV 1010, 1012 & 995 was reissued simultaneously by Naïve. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Der Ewigkeit saphirnes Haus - transcriptions for 2 harpsichords. Fra Bernardo fb 1205172 (1 CD, May 2013). Le Petit Concert Baroque: Chani & Nadja Lesaulnier, harpsichords. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Orgelbüchlein with alternating chorales BWV 599-644. Brilliant Classics 94639 (2 CDs, April 2013). Ionarts review. Francesco Cera, organ. Diego Fasolis, Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera. Antonella Balducci, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. English Suites BWV 806-811. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907591/92 (2 CDs, February 2013). Richard Egarr, harpsichord. Highly recommended, even if you have several recordings of the English suites, for the performance and the fine recorded sound. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Concertos. Onyx (1 CD, April 2013). Viktoria Mullova, violin. Ottavio Dantone, Accademia Bizantina. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Violin Concertos BWV 1041-1043, 1064R. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902145 (1 CD, March 2013). Gottfried Von Der Goltz, Petra Müllejans, Schreiber, Freiburger Barockorchester. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Double & Triple Concertos. Channel Classics CCS SA 34113 (1 CD, October 2013). Rachel Podger, Brecon Baroque. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S Bach. Six Partitas for Harpsichord - (Clavier Übung I) BWV 825-830. Challenge Classics CC 72574 (2 CDs, February 2013). Ton Koopman, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Sonatas for Viola da Gamba & Harpsichord. Passacaille 976 (1 CD, April 2013). Vittorio Ghielmi, viola da gamba; Lorenzo Ghielmi, harpsichord & fortepiano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. English Suites. Ramée RAM 1207 (2 CDs, March 2013). Pascal Dubreuil, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Bach at Haarlem. Loft LRCD 1131 (1 CD, April 2013). Details. Jonathan Dimmock, 1738 Christian Müller organ at the Bavokerk, Haarlem. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Sonata & Partita. Carpe Diem 16295 (1 CD, February 2013). Booklet (pdf). Miguel Rincón, lute. New arrangement for lute by Miguel Rincón. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Oeuvres pour luth. AS Musique (1 CD, February 2013). Claire Antonini, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Sei Solo - Sonatas & Partitas for Violin. Phi LPH 008 (2 CDs, February 2013). Christine Busch, violin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Bach privat: Sei solo a violino senza basso accompagnato. Vol. 2 - The Partitas BWV 1002, 1004, 1006. Pan Classics (1 CD, October 2014). Gunar Letzbor, violin. UK | FR | DE
Vol. 1 - The Sonatas BWV 1001, 1003, 1005. Pan Classics PC 10286 (1 CD, March 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Clavier-Übung I - Six Partitas BWV 825-830. Musica Omnia 0502 (3 CDs, September 2013). Details. Peter Watchorn, German harpsichord & pedal harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach. Leipziger Choräle BWV 651-667, Chorale Preludes, Passacaglia BWV 582. Brilliant Classics 94456 (2 CDs, February 2013). Details. Manuel Tomadin, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach, Corrette, Geminiani, Marini. Transfigurations. Ambronay AMY 039 (1 CD, October 2013). Les Esprits Animaux. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.S. Bach, Buxtehude, Praetorius, Scheidemann. The Organ of the Stadtkirche St. Marien, Celle. Musica Omnia 0405 (1 CD, July 2013). Details. Brett Leighton, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

W.F. Bach. Keyboard Works vol. 4 - Sonatas for 2 Harpsichords. Naxos 8.573027 (1 CD, April 2013). Julia Brown & Barbara Baird, harpsichords. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Balbastre. Pièces de Clavecin 1759. Alliud ACD BE 066-2 (1 CD, April 2013). Video - La Lugeac. Korneel Bernolet, harpsichord by Augusto Bonza after Hemsch 1736. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Emanule Barbella (1718-1777), Giovanni Francesco Guiliani (1760-1818), Anonymous (Paisiello?), Giovanni Hoffman (1750-1819). Mandolinenkonzerte - Forgotten Treasures vol. 11. Ars 38 092 (1 CD, October 2013). Details / Booklet. Anna Torge, 6-course mandolin after Marafi, Mailand c.1690 & 4-course mandolin by da Maria c.1771. Michael Alexander Willens, Kölner Akademie. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Michel de La Barre (c.1675-1745). La Julie. Agogique AGO 010 (1 CD, April 2013). Serge Saitta, Le Mercure Gallant. Camille Poul, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Georg Benda. Chamber Music & Songs. Brilliant Classics 94433 (6 CDs, November 2013). Details. Michele Benuzzi, Ensemble Arcomelo. Elena Bertuzzi, soprano; Paolo Borgonovo, tenor; Ulrike Slowik, violin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Antonio Bertali (1605-1669). Sonatas. Accent 24260 (1 CD, November 2013). William Dongois, Le Concert Brisé. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Biber. Vespro della Beata Vergine. Kerll. Missa in Fletu Solatium. Accent (1 CD, September 2013). Konrad Junghänel, Cantus Cölln, Concerto Palatino. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Biber, Fux, Schmelzer. Spicy - "Exotic" Music for Violin. dhm (1 CD, September 2013). Meret Lüthi, Les Passions de l'Ame - Orchester für Alte Musik Bern. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Biber, J.S. Bach, Tartini, Pisendel. Guardian Angel. Channel Classics CCS SA 35513 (1 CD, October 2013). Rachel Podger, violin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Blow, Croft, Greene, James, Reading, Stanley. The John Reading Manuscripts of Dulwich College. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, July 2013). Riccardo Bonci, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Georg Böhm. Complete Harpsichord & Organ Works. Brilliant Classics 94612 (4 CDs, January 2013). Simone Stella, harpsichord & organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

G.M. Bononcini, Mancini, Porpora, Sarro, Vinci. I Viaggi di Faustina. Glossa. (1 CD, April 2013). Video. Booklet (pdf). Antonio Florio, I Turcini. Roberta Invernizzi, soprano. Arias for Faustina Bordoni. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

G.B. Bononcini, Marini, Monteverdi, Stradella, Cazzati, Legrenzi. Musica al tempo del Guercino e dei suoi allievi. Stradivarius STR 33932 (1 CD, April 2013). Alena Dantcheva, soprano; Michele Andalò, countertenor. Saverio Villa, Animantica. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

René Drouart de Bousset (1703-1760). Cantates Spirituelles. Brilliant Classics 94288 (1 CD, April 2013). Video. Camille Poul, soprano, or Michiko Takahashi, soprano; Bernhard Hansky, baritone. Le Tendre Amour. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Bull, Byrd, Farnaby, Morley, Richardson, Tallis, Tisdall, Tregian. Heaven & Earth - Pieces from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. Satirino (1 CD, November 2013). Details. Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord & organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Butler, Young, Jenkins, Brad, Scheidemann, Stoeffken, Becker. My Precious Manuscript - The Durham Manuscript. Alpha 191 (1 CD, April 2013). La Sainte Folie Fantastique. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Buxtehude. Opera Omnia XVIII - Vocal Works 8. Challenge Classics CC 72257 (2 CDs, November 2013). Details. Ton Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Bettina Pahn, soprano; Dorothee Wohlgemuth, soprano; Miriam Feuersinger, soprano; Klaus Mertens, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Buxtehude. Opera Omnia XVII - Vocal Music Vol. 7. Challenge Classics CC 72256 (2 CDs, August 2013). Details. Ton Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Amaryllis Dieltiens, soprano; Gerlinde Sämann, soprano; Dorothee Wohlgemuth, soprano; Maarten Engeltjes, countertenor; Tilman Lichdi, tenor; Klaus Mertens, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Buxtehude, Böhm, Weckmann, J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, W.F. Bach. Vom Stylus phantasticus - zur freien Fantasie. Raumklang RK 3203 (1 CD, April 2013). Magdalena Hasibeder, 16' harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Byrd, Bull, Gibbons. Parthenia. Carpe Diem 16298 (1 CD, June 2013). Booklet (pdf). Catalina Vicens, harpsichords & virginials; Rebeka Rusò, treble & bass viols. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Cabanilles, Correa de Arauxo, José Ximénez, Pablo Bruna. Folias - Spanish Music for Harpsichord from the 17th Century. Passacaille 992 (1 CD, September 2013). Lydia Maria Blank, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CACA

Cabézon. Glosas. Naxos 8.572477 (1 CD, June 2013). Glen Wilson, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Francesca Caccini (1587-1640). Maria, dolce Maria - Sacred and secular songs. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, March 2013). Elena Cecchi Fedi, soprano. Gian Luca Lastraioli, Capella di Santa Maria degli Angiolini. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Caix d'Hervelois, Couperin, Daquin, van Eyck, Graupner, Handel, Hasse, Linley, Schwartzkopff, Telemann, Torri, Quignard. Early Birds. Rondeau (1 CD, June 2013). Julia von Landsberg, soprano. Simon Borutzki, recorder. Hofkapelle Schloss Seehaus. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Caldara, Fux, Ziani, Tuma, Conti, Casati. Fede e Amor. Ramée RAM 1304 (1 CD, September 2013). Booklet (pdf). Excerpt. Alex Potter, countertenor. Ensemble La Fontaine. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Campra. Requiem. Souvigny Festival (1 CD & 1 DVD, September 2013). Jean-Philippe Sarcos, Le Palais Royal. Details.

Eustache du Caurroy, Nicolas Formé, Thomas Gombert, Jehan Veillot, Pierre Robert, André-Danican Philidor. Motets à la Cour du Roy. Triton 331185 (1 CD, December 2013). Details. François-Xavier Lacroux, Les Chantres de Saint-Hilaire. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Cavalli, Handel, Monteverdi, Morley, Purcell, Vivaldi. Enchanted Forest. DG-Archiv 0289 479 0077 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Anna Prohaska, soprano. Jonathan Cohen, Arcangelo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Charpentier. Judith sive Bethulia liberata (Judith ou Béthulie libérée) H.391 / Caedes Sanctorum Innocentium (Le Massacre des innocents) H.411. K617 242 (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Olivier Schneebeli, Les Pages & Les Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. Dagmar Sasková, soprano; Erwin Aros, tenor; Jean-François Novelli, tenor; Arnaud Richard, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Charpentier. Musique Sacrée. Novum NCR 1387 (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Edward Higginbottom, Choir of New College Oxford, Oxford Baroque. Caecilia Virgo et Martyr H.397; Conserva me, Domine H.230; De Profundis Clamavi, H.189. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Charpentier. Litanies de la Vierge et autres motets pour la Maison de Guise. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902169 (1 CD, August 2013). Outstanding video. Interview with Sébastien Daucé. Performance schedule. Sébastien Daucé, Ensemble Correspondences. Caroline Weynants, soprano 1; Violaine Le Chenadec, soprano 1; Caroline Dangin-Bardot, soprano 2; Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Collardelle, haute-contre; Davy Cornillot, tenor; Étienne Bazola, baritone; Nicolas Brooymans, bass. Miserere H.193; Antienne H.526; Annunciate superi H.333; Ouverture H.536; Litanies de la Vierge H.83. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Charpentier. Noëls pour les Instruments, Sonate a Huit, Symphonies pour un Reposoir. Ricercar 338 (1 CD, October 2013). Booklet (pdf). Audio excerpt (outstanding!). Florence Malgoire, Les Dominos, Les Agrémens. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842). Lodoïska (Paris 1791). Naïve Ambroisie (2 CDs, March 2013). Jérémie Rhorer, Le Cercle de l'Harmonie, Les Éléments. Lodoïska: Nathalie Manfrino, soprano; Lysinka: Hjördis Thébault, soprano; Floreski: Sébastien Guèze, tenor; Titzikan: Philippe Do, tenor; Varbel: Armando Noguera, baritone; Dourlinski: Pierre-Yves Pruvot, baritone; Altamar: Alain Buet, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Cherubini. Cantatas: Clytemnestre, Circe, Amphion, excerpts from Le Mort de Mirabeau. cpo (1 CD, October 2013). Michael Alexander Willens, Kölner Akademie. Mailys de Villoutreys, soprano; Ursula Eittinger, mezzo-soprano; Andreas Karasiak, tenor; Nicolas Boulanger, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Colombi, Dall'Abaco, Supriani, Galli, Vitali, Ruvo, Gabrielli. La Voce del Violoncello. Passacaille 993 (1 CD, April 2013). Elinor Frey, cello; Esteban La Rotta, theorbo & guitar; Susie Napper, cello. US | UK | FR | DE | CACA

Johann Gottfried Conradi (d.1747). Neue Lauten Stücke, 1724. Glossa GCD 920113 (1 CD, March 2013). José Miguel Moreno, baroque lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli. Opus 5: Violin Sonatas. Linn (2 CDs, March 2013). The Avison Ensemble. Pavlo Beznosiuk, Richard Tunnicliffe, Paula Chateauneuf, Roger Hamilton. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli. Opus 2 & 4: Chamber Sonatas. Linn (2 CDs, September 2013). The Avison Ensemble. Pavlo Beznosiuk, Caroline Balding, Richard Tunnicliffe, Paula Chateauneuf, Roger Hamilton. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli. Opus 1 & 3: Church Sonatas. Linn (2 CDs, November 2013). The Avison Ensemble. Pavlo Beznosiuk, Caroline Balding, Richard Tunnicliffe, Paula Chateauneuf, Roger Hamilton. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli. Complete Concerti Grossi. Zig-Zag Territoires (2 CDs, September 2013). Amandine Beyer, Gli Incogniti. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli. Sonate, Ciacona e Follia. Stradivarius STR 33961 (1 CD, September 2013). Pietro Busca, Accademia del Ricercare. Lorenzo Cavasanti, recorder; Luisa Busca, recorder. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli & Giovanni Reali (c.1681-after 1727). Stravaganza. Aparté (1 CD, September 2013). Thomas Solatani, Ensemble Stravaganza. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Corelli, Telemann, Leclair, Handel, Albicastro. Violin Sonatas. Audax ADX 13700 (1 CD, October 2013). Johannes Pramsohler, violin; Philippe Grisvard, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Carlo Donato Cossoni (1623-1700). Il Sacrificio d'Abramo. Musiques Suisses MGB CD 6277 (1 CD, November 2013). Ilze Grudule, Kesselberg Ensemble. Camilla de Falleiro, soprano; Hugo Naessens, countertenor; Joost van der Linden, tenor; Ratis Grigalis, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

François Couperin. Messe à l'Usage des Paroisses. Ligia Digital (1 CD, September 2013). Jean-Pierre Lecaudey, organ. Josep Cabré, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | JP

François Couperin. Leçons de Ténèbres, organ pieces. Campra. Cantate domino. Hérisson LH 09 (1 CD, April 2013). Monique Zanetti, soprano; Françoise Masset, soprano; Mathieu Dupouy, organ; Jonathan Dunford, viol; James Holland, theorbo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

François Couperin. Trois Leçons de Ténèbres. Vivat 102 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Robert King, The King's Consort. Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo-soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Louis Couperin. Louis Couperin Edition Volume 3: Chaconne de Mr Couperin. Aeolus AE 10124 (1 CD, June 2013). Bob van Asperen, original anonymous French harpsichord c.1700. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Louis Couperin, François Couperin, Armand-Louis Couperin, Gervais-François Couperin. La Dynastie des Couperin. Tempéraments (1 CD, October 2013). André Isoir, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-c.1677). Concerti Sacri (1642). Musica Omnia 0410 (2 CDs, June 2013). Details. Warren Stewart, Magnificat. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Demachy. Pièces de violle en musique en tablature (1685). Musica Ficta MF 8016 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Romina Lischka, bass viol. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Dowland. Doulandia - Music from and about John Dowland for his 450th birthday. dhm 88883772072 (1 CD, October 2013). Lee Santana, lutes & cittern. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Duphly & Mozart. Pièces pour clavecin avec accompagnement de violon. Agogique AGO 009 (1 CD, February 2013). Stéphanie-Marie Degand, violin; Violaine Cochard, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Durante, Handel, Lotti, B. Marcello, Monteverdi, D. Scarlatti. Amore e morte dell'amore - Duets. Naïve OP 30549 (1 CD, July 2013). Booklet (pdf). Details. Luca Pianca, Ensemble Claudiana. Roberta Invernizzi, soprano; Sonia Prina, contralto. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sebastián Durón. La Guerra de los Gigantes (Madrid 1702). Pan Classics PC 10276 (1 CD, February 2013). Rogério Gonçalves, A Corte Musical. Júpiter: Eva Juárez, soprano; Hércules: Camilla de Falleiro, soprano; Minervo: Anna Freivogel, mezzo-soprano; Palante: Maria Weiss, mezzo-soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Henry Eccles (c.1670-1742). Sonatas for Violin & Continuo (First Book, 1720). Musica Omnia 0411 (2 CDs, June 2013). Details. Martin Davids, The Callipygian Players. Craig Trompeter, cello; David Schrader, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Philipp Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714). Süsse Freundschaft, edles Band - Overtures & Arias. Christophorus CHR 77366 (1 CD, January 2013). Miriam Feuersinger, soprano; Franz Vitzthum, countertenor. Peter Barczi, Capricornus Consort Basel. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Giacomo Facco (1676-1753). Pensieri Adriarmonici: Concerti à cinque, Vol. 1 - Concertos 1-6. Toccata Classics TOCC 0202 (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Miguel Lawrence, Mexican Baroque Orchestra. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Fago, A. & D. Scarlatti, Caresana, Veneziano. Il Tesoro di San Gennaro. Glossa GCD 922605 (1 CD, January 2013). Booklet (pdf). Antonio Florio, I Turchini. Valentina Varriale, soprano; Leslie Visco, soprano; Filippo Mineccia, countertenor; Rosario Totaro, tenor; Pino De Vittorio, tenor; Giuseppe Naviglio, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Michelangelo Falvetti (1642-1692). Nabucco (Messina, 1683). Ambronay AMY 036 (1 CD, September 2013). Booklet (pdf). Video. Video 2. Details. Leonardo García Alarcón, Cappella Mediterranea, Choeur de chambre de Namur. Nabucco: Fernando Guimarães, tenor; Daniele: Alessandro Meerapfel, bass; Arioco: Fabián Schofrin, countertenor; Anania: Caroline Weynants, soprano; Azaria & Idolatria: Mariana Flores, soprano; Misaele: Magdalena Padilla Osvaldes, soprano; Eufrate: Matteo Bellotto, bass; Superbia: Capucine Keller, soprano; Keyvan Chemirani, percussions; Kasif Demiröz, ney. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Antonio Farina, Pietro Marchitelli, Alessandro Scarlatti. Serenate Napoletane. Pan Classics PC 10287 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Andréanne Paquin, soprano. Andrea Friggi, Ensemble Odyssee. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Fontana, Palestrina, Bertali, Piccinini, Merula, Uccellini, Rossi, Legrenzi, Castello. Mille Consigli - 17th Century Italian Violin Sonatas. Glossa GCD 921208 (1 CD, October 2013). Details. Enrico Gatti, Ensemble Aurora. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Frescobaldi. Complete Works vol. 5. Nimbus NI 5887 (1 CD, March 2013). Richard Lester, harpsichord & organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Frescobaldi, Gratiani, Haim, Monteverdi, Marini, Piccinini, Graziani, Cavalli, Gagliano, Turini, Merula, Franzaroli, Kapsberger, Carissimi. Fare la Nina Na - Christmas Music of the Italian Baroque. Aeolus AE-10073 (1 CD, December 2013). Details. Amaryllis Dieltiens, soprano. Capriola di Gioia. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Froberger, D'Anglebert, J.C.F. Fischer, Louis Couperin, Clérambault, Georg Muffat. Pour Passer la Mélancolie. Hamonia Mundi HMC 902143 (1 CD, February 2013). Andreas Staier, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Gaspard Fritz (1716-1783). 5 Sinfonias. cpo 777 696-2 (1 CD, April 2013). Michael Schneider, La Stagione Frankfurt. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Fux. Oratorium germanicum de Passione (1731). Pan Classics PC 10284 (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Gunar Letzbor, Ars Antiqua Austria, St. Florianer Sängerknaben. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Giovanni Gabrielli. Sacrae Symphoniae. Accent (1 CD, September 2013). Video. Wim Becu, Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, Oltremontano, Arp Schnitger Ensemble. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Gabrielli, Jacchinni, Torelli, Galli, Colombi, Vitali. Partite e Sonate. Coviello 21309 (1 CD, June 2013). Bassorum vox. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy (?-1694). Pièces de clavessin. Passacaille 991 (1 CD, February 2013). Aurélien Delage, harpsichord; Thomas Dunford, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Gluck, J.C. Bach, Hasse, Mozart, Traetta. Che Puro Ciel - The Rise of Classical Opera. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902172 (1 CD, November 2013). Booklet (pdf). Bejun Mehta, countertenor. René Jacobs, AKAMUS. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

François-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829). Thésée (Tragédie lyrique 1782). Ricercar (2 CDs, September 2013). Video. Details (pdf). Guy Van Waas, Les Agreméns, Choeur de Chambre de Namur. Églée: Virginie Pochon, soprano; Minerve, une Coryphée: Katia Velletaz, soprano; Médée: Jennifer Borghi, mezzo-soprano; Cléone, une Vieille: Mélodie Ruvio, contralto; Thésée: Frédéric Antoun, tenor; Égée: Tassis Christoyannis, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Grandi. Sospiro - Complete Arias, 1626. Musica Omnia 0506 (1 CD, June 2013). Bud Roach, tenor & guitar. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Carl Heinrich Graun. Easter Oratorio. cpo (1 CD, March 2013). Michael Alexander Willens, Kölner Akademie. Dagmar Sasková, soprano; Jan Kobow, tenor, Andreas Wolf, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.G. Graun & C.H. Graun. Trios for Violin or Viola & Clavier. cpo 777 633 (1 CD, April 2013). Les Amis de Philippe. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.G. Graun, Graupner, Johann Adolph Scheibe (1708-1776), Johann Christian Schickhardt (1681-1762). Royal Recorder Concertos - Music from the Court of King Frederik IV. Dacapo 6.220630 (1 CD, July 2013). Bolette Roed, Arte dei Suonatori. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

J.G. Graun, J.F. Fasch, J.C.F. Bach, Telemann, C.P.E. Bach. The Trio Sonata in 18th-Century Germany. BIS-1995 (1 CD, April 2013). London Baroque. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Graupner. Orchestral Suites. Ondine 1220-2 (1 CD, November 2013). Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch, Finnish Baroque Orchestra. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Giove in Argo (Self pasticcio opera, HWV A14, London 1739). Virgin 50999 7231162 2 (3 CDs, March 2013). Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco. Calisto: Karina Gauvin, soprano; Iside: Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano; Diana: Theodora Baka, soprano; Arete (Giove): Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, tenor; Osiris (Erosto: Vito Priante, bass; Licaone: Gianluca Buratto, bass. First recording using the new HHA edition, reconstructed by John Roberts, who discovered the two "lost" arias by Francesco Araja, as reported in his article "The Story of Imeneo" in the 2001 Händel-Jahrbuch. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Hidden Handel. Naïve (1 CD, May 2013). Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano. Excerpt. Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco. Includes four unknown and unpublished arias, plus others that have remained "hidden" for various reasons. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Dixit Dominus HWV 232. Vivaldi. Dixit Dominus RV 807, In furore irae RV 626. Harmonia Mundi 807587 (1 CD, April 2013). Lucy Crowe, soprano. David Bates, La Nuova Musica. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Cantatas vol. 1. Ayros AY-HC01 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Marco Vitale, Contrasto Armonico. Roberta Mameli, soprano. Notte placida e cheta HMV 142, Qualor l'egre pupille HWV 152, Ne' tuoi lumi, o bella Clori HWV 133, Armida abbandonata HWV 105. This is a continuation of the series that began with four volumes on Brilliant Classics. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel, arranged by Mozart, further arranged by Ignaz von Mosel. Timotheus oder die Gewalt der Musik (Alexander's Feast) (K.591, 1790, Mosel 1812). Sony (2 CDs, April 2013). Details. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien. Roberta Invernizzi, soprano; Werner Güra, tenor; Gerald Finley, bass. The total number of people singing and playing in 1812 was approximately 630 to 640. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Chandos Anthems Nos. 5a, 6a & 8. Hyperion CDA 67926 (1 CD, July 2013). Details. Stephen Layton, OAE, Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Susan Gritton, soprano; Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Thomas Hobbs, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato. (HWV 55, London 1740). Carus 83.395 (2 CDs, June 2013). Details. Peter Neumann, Collegium Cartusianum, Kölner Kammerchor. Il Penseroso: Maria Keohane, soprano; L'Allegro: Julia Doyle, soprano;  Benjamin Hulett, tenor; Andreas Wolf, bass. Superb performance and recording! US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Messiah. K617 243 (2 CDs, March 2013). Benoît Haller, La Chapelle Rhéname. Tanya Aspelmeier, soprano; Aurore Bucher, soprano; Stéphanie Révidat, soprano; Julien Freymuth, countertenor; Alessandro Giangrande, countertenor; Kathrin Hildebrandt, contralto; Henning Kaiser, tenor; Sébastien Obrecht, tenor; François Rougier, tenor; Ekkehard Abele, baritone; Manfred Bittner, baritone; Matthieu Lécroart, baritone. In EMR 155:50, Violet Greene wrote: "But the pulling around of the tempo of the overture and the long appogiaturas (pitched slightly lower than a semitone) are done with such agreement among the musicians that the effect is somewhat endearing.... [T]he interpretation ... comes across as truly sincere and therefore a pleasure to listen to. Of the recordings I already own of this work, this would be the one I would listen to if I wanted to hear some fresh inspiration. Highly recommended!" US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Aci, Galatea e Polifemo. (HWV 72, Rome 1708). Glossa GCD 921515 (2 CDs, September 2013). Details. Fabio Bonizzoni, La Risonanza. Aci: Roberta Invernizzi, soprano; Galatea: Blandine Staskiewicz, mezzo-soprano; Polifemo: Lisandro Abadie, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Jephtha. (HWV 70, London 1752). KuK 111 (2 CDs, October 2013). Details. Jürgen Budday, Ensemble Il Capriccio, Maulbronner Kammerchor. Iphis & Angel: Kirsten Blaise, soprano;  Storgè: Annelie Sophie Müller, mezzo-soprano; Hamor: David Allsopp, countertenor; Jephtha: Benjamin Hullet, tenor; Zebul: Simon Bailey, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Belshazzar. (HWV 61, London 1745). Les Arts Florissants William Christie Editions AF001 (3 CDs, October 2013). Video. Booklet (pdf). William Christie, Les Arts Florissants. Belshazzar: Allan Clayton, tenor; Nitocris: Rosemary Joshua, soprano; Daniel: Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Cyrus: Caitlin Hulcup, mezzo-soprano; Gobrias: Jonathan Lemalu, bass. Jean-François Madeuf & Gilles Rapin, holeless natural trumpets. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Orlando. (HWV 31, London 1733). Atma (3 CDs, September 2013). Program with Italian/English libretto (pdf). Alexander Weimann, Pacific Baroque Orchestra. Orlando: Owen Willetts, countertenor; Angelica: Karina Gauvin, soprano; Medoro: Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano; Dorinda: Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Zoroastro: Nathan Berg, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Serse. (Xerxes). (HWV 40, London 1738). Chandos Chaconne CHAN 0797-3 (3 CDs, September 2013). Christian Curnyn, Early Opera Company. Serse: Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano; Atalanta: Joélle Harvey, soprano; Romilda: Rosemary Joshua, soprano; Amastre: Hilary Summers, contralto; Arsamene: David Daniels, countertenor; Elviro: Andreas Wolf, bass; Ariodate: Brindley Sherratt, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Trio Sonatas vol. 2. Avie (1 CD, October 2013). The Brook Street Band. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel. Water Music. BIS (1 CD, August 2013). Manfred Huss, Haydn Sinfonietta Wien. US | UK | FR | DE | JP

Handel, Mozart, Porpora, Vivaldi. Alleluia. Decca 478 5242 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Julia Lezhneva, mezzo-soprano. Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel, J.S. Bach, Mozart, Heinichen, Merula, Matějů. Gloria - Arias. Ars 38 134 (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Simona Šaturová, soprano. Jana Semerádová, Collegium Marianum. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Handel, Giovanni Bononcini (1678-1741) (a third Giovanni Bononcini?), Corelli, Gasparini, Giovanni Lulier (c.1662-1700). Roman Handel. Centaur CRC 3246 (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Kristen Watson, soprano. Musicians of the Old Post Road. Includes cantatas by Bononcini, Lulier and Handel (Tu fedel? Tu costante? HWV 171). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Hasse. Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra. dhm 88883721872 (2 CDs, November 2013). Details. Claudio Osele, Le Musiche Nove. Cleopatra: Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli, soprano; Marc'Antonio: Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Hasse. Didone Abbandonata. Naxos 8.660323/25 (3 CDs, February 2013). Details. Live recording of the March 2011 production in Munich. Michael Hofstetter, Hofkapelle Munchen. Didone: Theresa Holzhauser, mezzo-soprano; Selene: Magdalena Hinterdobler, soprano; Araspe: Maria Celeng, soprano; Iarba: Valer Barna-Sabadus, countertenor; Enea: Flavio Ferri-Benedetti, countertenor; Osmida: Andreas Burkhart, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Hasse. Harpsichord Sonatas. Accent ACC 24255 (1 CD, April 2013). Luca Guglielmi, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. Lord Nelson Mass, Symphony No. 102. Linn (1 CD, October 2013). Martin Pearlman, Boston Baroque. Mary Wilson, soprano; Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Keith Jameson, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. London Symphonies vol. 3 - Nos. 99-101. Ars Musici (1 CD, October 2013). Bruno Weil, Cappella Coloniensis. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. Symphonies 6 & 82. Violin Concerto in G major. Coro COR 16113 (1 CD, September 2013). Harry Christophers, Handel & Haydn Society. Aisslinn Nosky, violin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. Arianna a Naxos. XXIV Lieder für das Clavier. Duets. Musica Omnia 0306 (2 CDs, September 2013). Details. Andrea Folan, soprano. Tom Beghin, fortepiano & Chi-Chen Wu, fortepiano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. Six sonatas for violin & viola. Brilliant Classics 94476 (1 CD, April 2013). Federico Guglielmo, violin; Massimo Piva, viola. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn. Dans la bibliothèque des Esterházy. Hortus 098 (1 CD, January 2013). Yasuko Uyama Bouvard, fortepiano by Chrisopher Clarke after Walter & organ at St-Pierre des Chartreux a Toulouse. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Michael Haydn. Complete Wind Concertos Vol. 1. cpo 777 781-2 (1 CD, November 2013). Wolfgang Brunner, Salzburger Hofmusik. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Haydn, Symphony No. 101. Mozart, Clarinet Concerto. Michael Haydn, Symphony in C Major. Gramola 98967 (1 CD, March 2013). Paul Angerer, Concilium musicum Wien. Ernst Schlader, basset clarinet. Christoph Angerer, concert master. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

William Hayes (1708-1777). Instrumental and Vocal Music. GEMMA Classical Music Trust (1 CD, January 2013). Details. Evelyn Tubb, soprano. Warwick Cole, Corelli Orchestra. Includes two cantatas, concerti grossi, a harpsichord concerto, and a trio sonata.

William Hayes (1708-1777). Six Cantatas (1748) / Orpheus & Euridice (1735). Glossa (2 CDs, February 2013). Video. Anthony Rooley, The SCB Hayes Players. Evelyn Tubb, soprano; Mirjam Berli, soprano; Ulrike Hofbauer, soprano; Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Paul Bentley, tenor; David Munderloh, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sebastián Aguilera de Heredia (1551-1627). L'Oeuvre d'Orgue. Musique et Mémoire (1 CD, April 2013). Jean-Charles Ablitzer, historical organ by Juan Apecechea (1684), restored in 2006  by Claudio Rainolter & Christine Vetter. Église San Salvador de Salvatierra de Esca, Aragón. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Wilhelm Hertel (1727-1789). Die Geburt Jesu Christi. cpo (1 CD, October 2013). Michael Willens, Kölner Akademie. Berit Norbakken Solset, soprano; Alexandra Rawohl, mezzo-soprano; Marcus Ullmann, tenor; Wolf-Matthias Friedrich, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Wolfgang Adam Hoffer (1707-1757). La Belle Indifférente - Music for Lute. NCA 60256 (1 CD, April 2013). Booklet (pdf). Michael Dücker, baroque lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Gottfried Homilius (1714-1785). Markuspassion. Carus (2 CDs, February 2013). Fritz Näf, L'arpa festante, Basler Madrigalisten. Monika Mauch, soprano; Ruth Sandhoff, mezzo-soprano; Hans Jörg Mammel, tenor; Stefan Laske, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1674-1763). Complete Chamber Music Vol. 1 - Suites Op. 2. cpo (1 CD, December 2013). Camerata Köln. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Gottlieb Janitsch. Sonate da Camera. Atma (1 CD, April 2013). Christopher Palameta, Notturna. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Robert Johnson. Lute Songs. dhm (1 CD, September 2013). Julian Podger, tenor. Lee Santana, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jommelli. Sacred Music (Rome 1751). dhm 88883725182 (1 CD, July 2013). Giulio Prandi, Ghislieri Choir & Consort. Emanuela Galli, soprano; Romina Basso, contralto; Francesca Boncompagni, soprano; Karin Selva, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Kapsberger. Libro d'Intavolatura di Lauto. Brilliant Classics 94409 (1 CD, January 2013). Details. Yavor Genov, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Andreas Kneller (1649-1724), Christian Geist (c.1650-1711); Georg Dietrich Leydin (1664-1710). Complete Organ Music. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Manuel Tomadin, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780). Das Orchester-und-Kantatenwerk. Querstand (4 CDs, October 2013). Details. Michael Schönheit, Merseburger Hofmusik. Gesine Adler, soprano; Britta Schwarz, contralto; Tobais Hunger, tenor; Tobias Berndt, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780). Complete Works for Organ. Querstand VKJK 1321 (11 CDs, reissued in box set October 2013). Details. Felix Friedrich, organ. With Norbert Kaschel, oboe; Susanne Scheinpflug, soprano; Irmtraut Friedrich, harpsichord; Johanna Baumgärtel, traverso; Christine Schornsheim, harpsichord; Sebastian Göring, Kammerchor Michaelstein; Robert Vanryne, trumpet. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Philipp Krieger (1649-1725). Musicalischer Seelen-Frieden - Cantatas. Carus (1 CD, February 2013). Dorothee Mields, soprano. Simone Eckert, Hamburger Ratsmusik. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722). Frische Clavier Früchte - Seven Harpsichord Sonatas. cpo 777 532 (1 CD, September 2013). Jan Katzschke, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Lebèbue, Thomelin, Nivers, F. Couperin, Marchand, Dandrieu, Balbastre, Daquin. Deux Siècles d'Orgue. Alpha 950 (2 CDs, June 2013). Jean-Baptiste Robin, François Espinasse, Michel Bouvard, Frédéric Desenclos, organists. Historically-inspired organ after Clicquot built by Jean-Loup Boisseau & Bertrand Cattiaux at the Chapelle Royale du Château de Versailles. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Locatelli. Locatelli Edition volume 3: L'Arte del Violino. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, October 2013). Igor Ruhadze, Ensemble Violini Capriccioso. Vol. 3 (5 CDs, November 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 2: Violin Sonatas. (5 CDs, October 2012). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 1: Trio Sonatas. (2 CDs, June 2012). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jean-Baptiste Lully. Phaëton. Aparté AP 061 (2 CDs, October 2013). Video of concert performance. Booklet (pdf). Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques, Choeur de Chambre de Namur. Phaëton: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro, haute-contre; Clymène, Astrée: Ingrid Perruche, soprano; Théone: Isabelle Druet, mezzo-soprano; Libye: Gaëlle Arquez, soprano; Épaphus: Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone; Mérops, Automne, Jupiter: Frédéric Caton, baritone; Protée, Saturne: Benoît Arnould, baritone; Le Soleil, Triton, La Déesse de la Terre: Cyril Auvity, haute-contre; Une Heure, Une Bergère Égyptienne: Virginie Thomas, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Mancini, Francis Forcer, Corelli, Robert Carr, Handel, Paisible, Andrew Parcham, Purcell, Dieupart, Loeillet. The London Flute. (European Chamber Music in the City 1700-1725). dhm 88691966552 (1 CD, February 2013). Per Flauto. Bart Coen, recorders; Nicholas Milne, viol; Herman Stinders, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Louis Marchand. Oeuvres pour Orgue. Tempéraments (1 CD, February 2013). Frédéric Desenclos, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Marin Marais. Images - Music for Viola da Gamba & Theorbo. Ramée RAM 1025 (1 CD, May 2013). Mieneke van der Velden, viola da gamba; Fred Jacobs, French theorbo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Marco Marazzoli. Occhi Belli, Occhi Neri - Cantate Romane. Arcana (1 CD, November 2013). Soledad de la Rosa, soprano. Andrea De Carlo, Ensemble Mare Nostrum. UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Luca Marenzio. Primo Libro di Madrigali. Glossa (1 CD, September 2013). Le Compagnia dei Madrigale. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Antonio Mazzoni (1717-1785). Antigono (Lisbon 1755). Dynamic CDS 7686 (3 CDs, December 2013). Italian-English libretto (pdf). Video. Video - Aria di Demetrio. Video - Aria di Antigono. Details. Enrico Onofri, Divino Sospiro. Berenice: Geraldine McGreevy, soprano; Ismene: Ana Quintans, soprano; Demetrio: Pamela Lucciarini, soprano; Clearco: Maria Hinojosa Montenegro, soprano; Alessandro: Martín Oro, countertenor; Antigono: Michael Spyres, tenor. This was the last opera performed in Lisbon before an earthquake and tsunami destroyed the city. The original cast includied Guadagni (Alessandro), Caffarelli (Demetrio) and Anton Raaff (Antigono). This is a fine opera that sounds like Pergolesi. Unfortunately the recorded sound is substandard, as is often the case with Dynamic releases. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Méhul. Le Chant du départ. Atma ACD2 2659 (1 CD, January 2013). Details. Mathieu Lussier, Les Jacobins. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Georg Muffat (1653-1704). Complete Apparatus Musico-Organisticus. Brilliant Classics 94493 (2 CDs, December 2013). Details. Adriano Falcioni, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Orazio Michi dell'Arpa (1594-1641). E che vuoi più? Agogique (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Video. Françoise Masset, soprano. La Gioannina: Nanja Breedijk, harp; Rémi Cassaigne, lute, guitar, theorbo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Francesco da Milano (1497-1543). Il Divino. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907557 (1 CD, May 2013). Paul O'Dette, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Carlo Milanuzzi (d.c.1647). Arias & Dances. Brilliant Classics 94714 (1 CD, June 2013). Details. Lucia Sciannimanico, mezzo-soprano. Gian Luca Lastraioli, Cappella di Santa Maria degli Angoilini. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Lorenz Christoph Mizler (1711-1778). Lieder & Oden. cpo (1 CD, August 2013). Klaus Mertens, baritone; Sibylla Rubens, soprano; Rudolf Lutz, harpsichord; Maya Amrein, cello. Mizler, a native of Ansbach, was a pupil of J.S. Bach from 1731 to 1734. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Ingenuin Molitor (1610-1669). Motetten (Innsbruck 1668). musikmuseum 15 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Peter Waldner, Vita & Anima, La Dolcezza. Maria Erlacher, soprano; Gerlinde Sämann, soprano; Markus Flaig, bass. UK | FR | DE

Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny (1729-1817). Le Roi et le fermier. Naxos 8.660322 (1 CD, August 2013). Ryan Brown, Opera Lafayette. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Monteverdi. Selva morale e spirituale. Harry Christophers, The Sixteen.
Vol. 3. Coro 16109 (1 CD, April 2013). Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 2. Coro 16101 (1 CD, March 2012). Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 1. Coro 16087 (1 CD, September 2010). Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Monteverdi. L'Orfeo. Avie AV 2278 (2 CDs, April 2013). Details. Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort & Players. Orfeo: Charles Daniels, tenor. Mastering Monteverdi's Orfeo - David Vickers interviews Andrew Parrott. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Monteverdi. Heaven and Earth. Vivat 104 (1 CD, September 2013). Robert King, The King's Consort. Carolyn Sampson, Rebecca Outram & Julie Cooper, soprano; Sarah Connolly, Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano; Charles Daniels, John Bowen & James Gilchrist, tenor; Robert Evans & Michael George, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Carissimi. Jepthe. Plus works by Monteverdi, Legrenzi, Carissimi, Graziani, Clarke, Purcell, J.S. Bach. Baroque Vocal Masterpieces. Griffin Records GCCD 4081 (1 CD, November 2013, recorded in 1983). Details. Emma Kirkby, soprano; Richard Cunningham, countertenor; Martin Pickering, tenor; David Beaven, bass. Richard Stangroom, St. Alban's Chamber Choir. Robert Jones, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Monteverdi, Donati, Caprioli, Giamberti, Sances, Fontata, Cima. Cantate Deo (A Due Tenori). Alpha 535 (1 CD, October 2013). Marco Beasley (both tenor parts). Guido Morini, Accordone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Monteverdi, Luigi Rossi. Memento Mori. Aparté AP 59 (1 CD, August 2013). Geoffroy Jourdain, Les Cris de Paris. Edwige Parat, soprano; Karen Vourc'h, soprano; Manuel Nuñez Camelino, tenor; Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, tenor; Lisandro Abadie, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Mozart. Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots K.35 (Geistliches Singspiel, 1767). Signum Classics (2 CD, September 2013). Details. Notes. Photos. Ian Page, Orchestra of the Classical Opera. Weltgeist: Sophie Bevan, soprano; Barmherzigkeit: Sarah Fox, soprano; Gerechtigkeit: Cora Burggraaf, soprano; Christ: Allan Clayton, tenor; Christgeist: Andrew Kennedy, tenor. Performance at Wigmore Hall, London, 24 September. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Mozart. Betulia liberata (1771). Challenge Classics CC 72590 (2 CDs, August 2013). Details. Michi Gaigg, L'Orfeo Barockorchester. Ozìa: Christian Zenker, tenor; Giuditta: Margot Oitzinger, mezzo-soprano; Amital: Marelize Gerber, soprano; Achior: Markus Volpert, baritone; Cabri: Ulrike Hofbauer, soprano; Carmi: Barbara Kraus, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Santiago de Murcia. Cifras Selectas de Guitarra (1722). Carpe Diem 16299 (1 CD, October 2013). Booklet (pdf). Cristian Gutiérrez, baroque guitar. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706). Complete Organ Works, vol. 1. cpo 777 556 (5 CDs, August 2013). Christian Schmitt, Jürgen Essl, James David Christie, Michael Belotti, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Paisiello, Rossini, Mayr, Richini. Italian Serenades. cpo (1 CD, September 2013). Federico Maria Sardelli, Modo Antiquo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Pandolfi. Sonate a Violino Solo Op. 3. Arcana (1 CD, September 2013). Gunar Letzbor, Ars Antiqua Austria. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Francesco Papa, Davide Perez, Carlo Cecere, Antonio Palella, Geraso. Neapolitan Flute Concertos II. Hyperion (1 CD, April 2013). Carlo Ipata, Auser Musici. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Pasquini. Sonatas for Two Organs. Brilliant Classics 94347 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Luca Scandali, organ. Hadrien Jourdan, organ & harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Bartłomiej Pękiel (?-1670). Ave Maria, Missa Concertata La Lombardesca, Audite mortales. Coro 16110 (1 CD, June 2013). Details. Eamonn Dougan, The Sixteen. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Pergolesi. Stabat Mater, Confitebor tibi Domine, Laudate pueri Dominum. Erato 50999 319147 2 7 (1 CD, November 2013). Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor; Julia Lezhneva, mezzo-soprano. Diego Fasolis, I Barocchisti, Coro della Radiotelevisione svizzera. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Almost certainly not "Pergolesi". Septem verba a Christo. Harmonia Mundi  (1 CD, March 2013). René Jacobs, AKAMUS. Video. Sophie Karthäuser, soprano; Christophe Dumaux, countertenor; Julien Behr, tenor; Konstantin Wolff, bass. Attributed in Pergolesi in 1760, when Pergolesi's music was considerably more valuable than during his brief lifetime. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

G.A. Perti (1661-1756). Il Mosè conduttor del popolo ebreco (Modena 1685). Tactus TC 661603 (1 CD, January 2013). Details. Maria Luisa Baldassari, Ensemble Les Nations. Mosè: Gloria Banditelli, contralto; Faraone: Marco Bussi, countertenor; Generale di Faraone: Laura Antonaz, soprano; Capo del popolo ebreo: Alberto Allegrezza, tenor; Testo: Elena Biscuola, mezzo-soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Augustin Pfleger (1635-1686). Laudate Dominum - Sacred Cantatas. cpo (1 CD, May 2013). Manfred Cordes, Weiser-Renaissance. The first of a new series -- Hofkapellemeister an Schloss Gottorf I. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Platti. Cello Concertos. Brilliant Classics 94722 (1 CD, November 2013). Details. Stefano Veggetti, cello. Ensemble Cordia. US | UK  FR | DE | CA | JP

Platti, Abbate del Cinque, Romanelli, Vivaldi, Paganelli, Bassani. Viaggio Italiano - Music from the library of the Counts of Schönborn. dhm 88765488332 (1 CD, March 2013). Christoph Dangel, cello. Sergio Ciomei, harpsichord; Rosario Conte, theorbo, guitar; Mara Miribung, cello continuo; Mayumi Hirasaki, violin; David Sinclair, violone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Porpora. Farinelli - Porpora Arias. Erato (1 CD, September 2013). Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor. Andrea Marcon, Venice Baroque Orchestra. Deluxe edition: US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Basic edition: US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Porpora. Cantatas. Accord ACD 1832 (1 CD, January 2013). Artur Stefanowicz, countertenor. Dorota Cybulska-Amsler, Ensemble Club Europa. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Porpora. Aminta: Pastoral Cantatas. Pan Classics PC 10285 (1 CD, April 2013). Video. Booklet (pdf). Marina De Liso, mezzo-soprano. Stefano Aresi, Stile Galante. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Louis Le Prince. Missa "Macula non est in te" (1663). Charpentier. Gaudete fideles H.306, Ouverture pour le sacre d'un évêque (H.536, instr.), O pretiosum H.245, Magnificat H.75. Lully. O dulcissime Domine. Glossa GCD 921627 (1 CD, April 2013). Video. Booklet (pdf). Hervé Niquet, Le Concert Spirituel. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Francesco Provenzale (1624-1704). La Stellidaura vendicante (Naples 1674). dhm (2 CDs, May 2013). Booklet (pdf). Review. Videos: Act I, Act II, Act III. Alessandro de Marchi, Accademia Montis Regalis. Stellidaura: Jennifer Rivera, mezzo-soprano; Armillo: Hagen Matzeit, countertenor; Armidoro: Bogdan Mihai, tenor; Orismondo: Carlo Allemano, tenor; Giampetro: Enzo Capuano, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | IT | CA | JP

Daniel Purcell. The Unknown Purcell - Sonatas. Chandos (1 CD, January 2013). Hazel Brooks, violin; David Pollock, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Henry Purcell. How Pleasant 'Tis to Love! Alpha 192 (1 CD, June 2013). Booklet. Nicolas Achten, Scherzi Musicali. Reinoud Van Mechelen, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Purcell. King Arthur. Ligia (2 CDs, December 2013). Booklet (pdf). Frédérique Chauvet, Barokopera Amsterdam. Wendy Roobol, soprano; Mijke Sekhuis, soprano; Guther Vandeven, countertenor; Hattijs Hoogendijk, tenor; Pieter Hendriks, baritone. UK | FR | DE | JP

Johann Joachim Quantz. Flute Concertos. Naxos 8.573120 (1 CD, July 2013). Mary Oleskiewicz, traverso. Miklós Spányi, Concerto Armonico. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jean-Philippe Rameau. Dardanus. (Tragédie lyrique, second version 1744). Alpha (2 CDs, September 2013). Details. Video. Booklet (pdf). Raphaël Pichon, L'Ensemble Pygmalion. Dardanus: Emiliano González-Toro, tenor; Vénus: Sabine Devieihle, soprano; Iphise: Gaëlle Arquez, soprano; Anténor: Benoît Arnould, baritone; Isménor: Andrew Foster-Williams, bass; Teucer: Alain Buet, tenor; Amour: Emmanulle de Negri, soprano; Arcas: Romain Champion, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rameau. Les Surprises de l'Amour (Opéra-ballet 1748, revised 1758). Glossa GCD 922701 (3 CDs, September 2013). Details. Booklet (pdf). Sébastien d'Hérin, Les Nouveaux Caractères. Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano; Virginie Pochon, soprano; Caroline Mutel, soprano; Jean-Sébastien Bou, baritone; Amel Brahim-Djelloul, soprano; Pierre-Yves Pruvot, baritone; Anders Dahlin, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rameau. Les Amants trahis - Cantatas. Analekta AN 2 9991 (1 CD, March 2013). Booklet (pdf). Texts (pdf). Hélène Guilmette, soprano; Philippe Sly, baritone. Luc Beauséjour, conductor & harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rameau. Le Grand Théâtre de L'amour - Opera Arias. Erato 0825646372843 (1 CD, October 2013). Photos. Sabine Devieilhe, soprano. Alexis Kossenko, Les Ambassadeurs. Jean-François Madeuf & Pierre-Yves Madeuf, holeless natural trumpets. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rameau. Pièces de Clavecin en concert & Suite en La. Paraty (1 CD, April 2013). Details. Bruno Procopio, harpsichord; Patrick Bismuth, violin; François Lazarevitch, traverso; Emmanuelle Guigues, bass viol. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Georg Reutter II (1708-1772). Portus felicitatis - Motets, Arias & Overtures. Ramée RAM 1302 (1 CD, November 2013). Details. Excerpt - aria for soprano & salterio. Jürgen Banholzer, La Gioia Armonica. Monika Mauch, soprano; Stanislava Jirků, contralto; Margit Übellacker, salterio. Video of Margit Übellacker performing with L'Arpeggiata. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rameau. Die Goldene Gambe - Pièces de clavecin en concerts. dhm (1 CD, October 2013). Details. Ensemble Fleury. Patrick Ayrton, harpsichord; Lisa-Marie Landgraf, violin; Heidi Gröger, 8-string viola da gamba built by Tilman Muthesius after the 1759 instrument by Benoît Fleury (1718/19-1792) for which Rameau is said to have composed the viol part. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Jean-Féry Rebel (1666-1747) & François Rebel (1701-1775). Rebel de Père en Fils. Ambronay AMY 303 (1 CD, November 2013). Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas, Les Surprises. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Rosenmüller. Sonate a 2, 3, 4 è 5 stromenti, da arco & altri. Atma ACD2 2660 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Olivier Fortin, Ensemble Masques. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Royer. Complete Music for Harpsichord. Brilliant Classics 94479 (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Yago Mahugo, harpsichord after Ruckers. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Antonio Sacchini (1730-1786). Renaud (Paris 1783). Ediciones Singulares (2 CDs, May 2013). Details. Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques. Armide: Marie Kalinine, mezzo-soprano; Renaud: Julien Dran, tenor; Hidraot: Jean-Sébastien Bou, baritone; Mélisse / Une coryphée: Julie Fuchs, soprano; Doris: Katia Velletaz, soprano; Iphise: Jennifer Borghi, mezzo-soprano; Antiope: Chantal Santon, soprano; Tisiphone / Une Chevalier: Cyrille Dubois, tenor; Alecton: Pascal Bourgeois, tenor; Adraste / Mégère / Arcas / Tissapherne: Pierrick Boisseau, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sammartini. Sei Sonate a Oboe Solo con il Basso. Gramola (1 CD, March 2013). Andrea Moen, oboe. Ulli Nagy, Concertino Amarilli. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sammartini, Fiorenza, Mancini, Montanari/Handel, Hasse, Tartini, Vinci, Piani. The Virtuoso Recorder II. cpo 777 316 (1 CD, June 2013). Michael Schneider, Cappella Academica Frankfurt. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Federico Maria Sardelli. Baroque Concertos, Psalm, Chamber Music. Brilliant Classics 04749 (1 CD, October 2013). Details. Federico Maria Sardelli, Modo Antiquo. Roberta Mameli, soprano; Paolo Pollastri, oboe, Vittorio Ceccanti, cello; Guilia Nuti, harpsichord. Baroque music newly composed by Sardelli. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sarro, Porpora, Vinci, Leo, Hasse, Pergolesi, Pasquale Cafaro (1715/6-1787), Gennaro Manna (1715-1779). Arias for Caffarelli. Naïve V 5333 (1 CD, September 2013). Video. Details. Franco Fagioli, countertenor. Riccardo Minasi, Il Pomo d'Oro. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Alessandro Scarlatti. Profano e Sacro - The music of Alessandro Scarlatti. Avanti (1 CD, February 2013). Details / Video. Dominque Corbiau, countertenor. Michel Keustermans, La Cetra d'Orfeo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Alessandro Scarlatti. Clori, ninfa e amante - Arias & Cantatas. Stradivarius STR 33910 (1 CD, October 2013). Details. Fusco Renata, soprano. Micheli Lorenzo, Mela Matteo, Lonardi Massimo, lutes & guitars. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Alessandro Scarlatti, Handel. Dixit Dominus. Avie (1 CD, May 2013). Owen Rees, Choir of The Queens College Oxford, The Brook Street Band. Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano; Esther Brazil, mezzo-soprano; Sally Bruce-Payne, mezzo-soprano; Guy Cutting, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass. Violet Greene's conclusion in her review in EMR 155:50: "A disc of unusually high caliber." US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Alessandro Scarlatti. Carlo, rè d'Alemagna (Naples 1716). Agogique (3 CDs, November 2013). Fabio Biondi, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra (modern instruments). Guiditta: Roberta Invernizzi, soprano; Gildippe: Marina de Liso, mezzo-soprano; Adalgiso: Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo-soprano; Lotario: Romina Basso contralto; Asparando: José Maria del Monaco, mezzo-soprano; Amilla: Damian Pinti, countertenor; Berardo: Carlo Vincenzo Allemano, tenor; Bleso: Roberto Abbondanza, bass. Review by Carlo Vitale of a 2003 performance. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Domenico Scarlatti. Mandolin Sonatas. Brilliant Classics 94477 (1 CD, August 2013). Artemandoline. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Domenico Scarlatti. Complete Sonatas, Vol 12: Toward modern pianism. Stradivarius STR 33844 (1 CD, January 2013). Enrico Baiano, harpsichords & fortepiano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Domenico Scarlatti. Violin Sonatas. Brilliant Classics 94325 (1 CD, August 2013). Details. Paolo Perrone, violin. Alexandria Nigito, harpsichord. Capella Tiberina. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Domenico Scarlatti, Vinci, Pergolesi. Scarlatti and the Neapolitan Song - Sonatas & Canzonas. Brilliant Classics 94488 (1 CD, January 2013). Details. Letizia Calandra, soprano. Francesco Cera, harpsichord. Michele Pasotti, guitar. Scarlatti sonatas alternating with Neapolitan songs, exploring the influences of the songs on the sonatas. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Giuseppe Scarlatti (1718-1777). Dove è amore è gelosia (Krumlov Castle, 1768). Opus Arte (1 DVD or Blu-ray, April 2013). Details. Historically-reconstructed staging in the restored baroque theatre at Krumlov Castle, Czech Republic with authentic stage machinery, props and scenery. Director: Ondřej Havelka. Vojtěch Spurný, Schwarzenberg Court Orchestra. Blu-ray: OABD 7120D: US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
DVD: OA 1104D: US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Scheidt, Weckmann, Praetorius, Schein, Schütz, Tunder, Crüger, Walter, Schelle, Theile. Wie Schön Leuchtet der Morgenstern - Deutsche Weihnachtsmusik. dhm 888837683623 (1 CD, November 2013). Wolfgang Katschner, Lauttencompagney. Dorothee Mields, soprano; Paul Agnew, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johannes Schenck. Le Nymphe di Rheno. Ricercar (1 CD, August 2013). François Joubert-Caillet & Wieland Kuijken, bass viols. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Schop (c.1590-1667), Samuel Ebart (1665-1684), Biber, Pachelbel, Buxtehude. German Baroque Cantatas. Pan Classics (1 CD, October 2013). Hana Blažíková, soprano. CordArte. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer. Sacro-Profanus. Zig-Zag Territoires ZZT 334 (1 CD, September 2013). Audio excerpt. Olivier Fortin, Ensemble Masques. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Soler. 13 Sonatas. Boccherini. Fandango. Nimbus NI 5906 (1 CD, June 2013). Richard Lester, harpsichord. David Ponsford, second harpsichord in Fandango. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Francesco Spinacino (late 15th, early 16th Centuries), Franceso da Milano (1497-1543). The Two Francescos. Carpe Diem 16300 (1 CD, November 2013). Booklet. Peter Croton, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Steffani. Lagrime Dolorose - Secular Cantatas. Brilliant Classics 94299 (1 CD, November 2013). Details. Fabio Ciofini, Accademia Hermans. Martha Mathéu, soprano; Aurelio Schiavoni, countertenor; Mauro Borgioni, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Steffani. Stabat Mater. Decca 0289 478 5336 7(1 CD, September 2013). Diego Fasolis, I Barrochisti, Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera. Details. Núria Rial, soprano; Yetzabel Árias Fernández, soprano; Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Franco Fagioli, countertenor; Julian Prégardien, tenor; Daniel Behle, tenor; Salvo Vitale, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
The Steffani Project. Decca (3 CDs, November 2013). Reissue of the Decca recordings Mission, Stabat Mater and Danze & Ouvertures. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Steffani. Danze e Ouvertures. Decca (1 CD, September 2013). Diego Fasolis, I Barrochisti. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Delphin Strungk (c.1601-1694) & Nicolaus Adam Strungk (1640-1700). Complete Organ Works. cpo (2 CDs, December 2013). Friedhelm Flamme, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Tartini. 30 Sonate piccole. Toccata Classics. Peter Sheppard Skaerved, violin.
Volume 2: Sonatas Nos. 7-12. (1 CD, September 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Volume 1: Sonatas Nos. 1-6. (1 CD, January 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Tartini, Veracini, Mossi, Bonporti. The Devil's Trill - Violin Sonatas. Passacaille 996 (1 CD, April 2013). Imaginarium Ensemble. Enrico Onofri, violin; Alessandro Palmeri, cello; Riccardo Doni, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. O erhabnes Glück der Ehe (Serenata TWWV 11:15c) & Herr Gott, dich loben wir (Oratorio TWWV 11:15a/b) - Hochzeitsoratorium Mutzenbecher (1732). cpo 777 808-2 (2 CDs, September 2013). Booklet (pdf). Hermann Max, Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinisches Kantorei. Margot Oitzinger, mezzo-soprano; Hanna Morrison, soprano; Markus Schäfer, Immo Schröder, countertenor; Matthias Vieweg, bass; Christos Pelekanos, bass. Recommended. The serenata includes a particularly interesting aria à 5 with a pair of chalumeaux (played by Gili Rinot & Lisa Klevit) - No. 26 "Mit schwimmenden Augen, mit quillendem Herzen". US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Telemannisches Gesangbuch. Carus 83.340 (1 CD, February 2013). Booklet (pdf). Klaus Mertens, bass-baritone; Vincent Frisch, boy soprano. Thomas Fritzsch, cello, bass violin & viola da gamba; Stefan Maass, lute; Michael Schönheit, organ and harpsichord. Selections from Telemann's comprehensive Lutheran hymnal of 1730, in which he added figured bass to the chorales. A fine recording, with many hymns accompanied by an organ by Andreas J. Schiegnitz after the 1580 Italian chamber organ in Silbernen Kapelle, Innsbruck. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Luther Cantatas. cpo (1 CD, December 2013). Gotthold Schwarz, bass & director, Bach Consort Leipzig, Sächsisches Barockorchester. Siri Karoline Thornhill, soprano; Stefan Kahle, countertenor; Martin Krumbiegel, tenor; Tobias Hunger, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst (Hamburg, 1725-26). Complete recording of all 72 cantatas by Bergen Barokk in progress:
Volume 5: The cantatas for high voice, violin & basso continuo I.
Toccata Classics TOCC 0102 (1 CD, April 2013). Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Volume 4: The cantatas for middle voice, transverse flute & basso continuo I. Toccata Classics TOCC 0084 (1 CD, February 2012). Details. Franz Vitzthum, countertenor; Peter Holtslag, traverso; Hans Knut Sveen, harpsichord & organ; Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, cello & viol. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Volume 3: The cantatas for high voice, recorder and basso continuo II. Toccata Classics TOCC 0074 (1 CD, March 2011). Details. Mona Julsrud, soprano; Frode Thorsen, recorder; Thomas Boysen, theorbo; Hans Knut Sveen, harpsichord & organ; Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, cello. Handel borrowed opening theme from the first cantata on this disk for "And he shall purify". US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Volume 2: The cantatas for middle voice, violin and basso continuo I. Toccata Classics TOCC 0057 (1 CD, July 2009). Details. Franz Vitzthum, countertenor; Bjarte Eike, violin; Hans Knut Svenn, harpsichord & organ; Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, cello. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Volume 1: The cantatas for high voice, recorder & basso continuo I. Toccata Classics TOCC 0037 (1 CD, August 2006). Details. Mona Julsrud, soprano; Frode Thorsen, recorder; Hans Knut Sveen, harpsichord; Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, cello. This is a superb performance and recording. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Lukas-Passion 1728. cpo 777 754-2 (2 CDs, March 2013). Details. Booklet (pdf). Michael Alexander Willens, Kölner Akademie. Marcus Ullmann, tenor; Wolfgang Klose, tenor; Christian Hilz, bass; Raimondis Spogis, bass; Thilo Dahlmann, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Cantatas and chamber music with recorder. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, March 2013). Gemma Bertagnolli, soprano. Stefano Bagliano, Collegium Pro Musica. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Fugues, Overtures & Suites for Harpsichord TWV 31-32. Brilliant Classics 94337 (5 CDs, November 2013). Robert Loreggian, harpsichord. Highly recommended. This set contains many pieces I had never heard before. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann, arr. by Adolf Hoffmann (1959). Klingende Geographie. Pan Classics PC 10291 (1 CD, September 2013). Daniela Dolci, Musica Fiorita. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Ouvertures à 8. Arcana (1 CD, October 2013). Booklet (pdf). Alfredo Bernardini, Zefiro. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Fantaisies pour Flûte Seule. Agogique (1 CD, October 2013). Video. Héloïse Gaillard, recorder. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Suite in A Minor & Double Concertos. dhm (1 CD, October 2013). Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder. Ensemble 1700. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. 12 Fantasias. dhm 88765445162 (1 CD, May 2013). Details. Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Ouvertures pittoresques. BIS-1979 (1 CD, February 2013). Martin Gester, Arte dei Suonatori. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Telemann. Scherzi melodichi. Brilliant Classics 94330 (1 CD, August 2013). Ensemble Symposium. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Carlo Tessarini (1690-c.1766). Sonates pour violon & clavecin. Calliope CAL 1208 (1 CD, March 2013). Marco Pedrona & Marco Montanelli. Ensemble Guidantus. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Benedetto Vinacessi. The Solo Cantatas. Centaur CRC 3270 (1 CD, April 2013). The Vinacessi Ensemble. Nanette McGuiness, soprano; Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vinci, Leo, A.M. Bononcini, Broschi. Rivals - Arias for Farinelli & Co. dhm 88883744012 (1 CD, August 2013). Details. Video. David Hansen, countertenor. Alessandro De Marchi, Academia Montis Regalis. First recording of revised version of Broschi's "Son qual nave" with ornaments written by Farinelli, two horns, and a different B section. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Robert De Visée. Lute Music. Carpe Diem 16296 (1 CD, April 2013). Booklet (pdf). Toyohiko Satoh, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Robert de Visée. La Musique de la Chambre du Roy, vol. 2. Brilliant Classics (1 CD, August 2013). Manuel Staropoli, Massimo Marchese, Rosita Ippolito, Manuel Tomadin. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Robert de Visée. Livres de Pièces pour la Guittare. Brilliant Classics 94435 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Krishnasol Jiménez, 'Sabionari' guitar (1679) by A. Stradivari. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Catone in Utica. (RV 705, Verona 1738). Naïve OP 30545 (3 CDs, August 2013). Details. Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco. Catone: Topi Lehtipuu, tenor; Emilia: Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano; Cesare: Roberta Mameli, soprano; Marzia: Sonia Prina, contralto; Fulvio: Romina Basso, mezzo-soprano; Abrace: Emöke Baràth, soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. A Tale of Two Seasons - Concertos & Arias. Avie (1 CD, July 2013). Adrian Chandler, La Serenissima. Sally Bruce-Payne, mezzo-soprano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. 6 Concertos pour flûte. Musiques a la Chabotterie (1 CD, April 2013). Hugo Reyne, recorder. La Simphonie du Marais. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per Archi II. Naïve Vivaldi Edition (1 CD, December 2013). Rinaldo Alessandrini, Concerto Italiano. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per Violoncello e Altri Strumenti. Agogique (1 CD, October 2013). Bruno Cocset, Les Basses Réunies. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. The World Premiere Recordings - Vivaldi Violin Sonatas. ERP 6613 (1 CD, June 2013). Details. Grigori Maltizov, Baltic Baroque Ensemble. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Suonata à solo facto per Monsieur Pisendel. ERP 6312 (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Grigori Maltizov, Baltic Baroque Ensemble. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. The Vivaldi Collection - All of Vivaldi's Violin Sonatas. Vivaldi Collection. Details. Grigori Maltizov, Baltic Baroque.
CD 7: RV 33-37 (1 CD, December 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
CD 6: RV 27-32 (1 CD, 2012). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
CD 5: RV 21-26 (1 CD, August 2013). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
CD 4: RV 16-20 (1 CD, 2011). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
CD 3: RV 11-15 (1 CD, 2011).
CD 2: RV 6-10 (1 CD, 2011). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
CD 1: RV 1-5 (1 CD, 2010). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per Flauto & Flautino. La Bottega Discantica (1 CD, September 2013). Details. Misuko Ota, recorders. Ensemble Arcomelo. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per Violino. Stradivarius (1 CD, September 2013). Giorgio Sasso, Insieme Strumentale di Roma. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Sonate à Flauto Solo. Arcana (1 CD, August 2013). Lorenzo Cavasanti, recorder. Sergio Ciomei, Caroline Boersma. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per violino V "Per Pisendel". Naïve Vivaldi Edition (1 CD, February 2013). Dmitry Sinkovsky, Il Pomo d'Oro. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. L'Estro Armonico, vol. 2. Alpha (1 CD, September 2013). Pablo Valetti, Café Zimmermann. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Vivaldi con moto. DG-Archiv (1 CD, April 2013). Guiliano Carmignola, violin. Ottavio Dantone, Accademia Bizantina. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerti per l'Orchestra di Dresda. Alpha 190 (1 CD, April 2013). Alexis Kossenko, Les Ambassadeurs. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Le quattro stagioni Op. 8 Nos. 1-4. Brilliant Classics 94637 (1 CD, December 2013). Details. Erik Bosgraaf, recorder & direction. Ensemble Cordevento. Total time: 40:11 (i.e., half empty.) US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Concerto a due organi. Stradivarius STR 33951 (1 CD, April 2013). Margherita Gianola & Silvio Celeghin, historical organs of the Basilica dei Frari, Venice. Francesco Fanna, Accademia di San Rocco. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Chamber Concertos. Heritage HTGCD 251 (1 CD, April 2013). Details. London Harpsichord Ensemble. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi. Bassoon Concerti vol. 1. MSR MS 1451 (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon. Nicholas McGegan, director & keyboards. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi, Caldara, Albinoni, Porta, Giacomelli, Gasparini, Galuppi, Sellitto. Venezia - Opera Arias of the Serenissima. Virgin 50999   4645452 2 (1 CD, February 2013). Video. Max Emanuel Cenčić, countertenor. Riccardo Minasi, Il Pomo d'oro. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Vivaldi, Platti, Chellerie, Zani. Il Progretto Vivaldi 3. Sony (1 CD, September 2013). Sol Gabetta, cello. Andrès Gabetta, Cappella Gabetta. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Johann Christoph Vogel (1756-1788). La Toison d'Or (Paris 1786). Glossa (2 CDs, October 2013). Video. Booklet (pdf). Hervé Niquet, Le Concert Spirituel. Hisiphile: Judith Van Wanroij, soprano; Calciope: Hrachuhi Bassenz, soprano; La Sybille: Jennifer Borghi, soprano; Médée: Marie Kalinine, mezzo-soprano; Arcas: Martin Platz, tenor; Jason: Jean-Sébastien Bou, baritone. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Matthias Weckmann (1619-1674). Conjuratio. Mirare (1 CD, March 2013). Details. Philippe Pierlot, Ricercar Consort. Maria Keohane, soprano; Carlos Mena, countertenor; Hans-Jörg Mammel, tenor; Stephan MacLeod, bass; Maude Gratton, organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Weckmann, Praetorius, Scheidemann, Hanff, Reincken, Telemann, Lübeck. Die Norddeutsche Orgelkunst Vol. 3. MDG (1 CD, September 2013). Martin Rost, Stellwagen-Orgel (1659) zu St. Marien Stralsund. The Organ. Video tour inside the organ. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 2. Schmiedtlein, Drusina, Neunhaber, Siefert, Hintz, Gronau, Markull, Mohrheim, Volckmar. Details. MDG 320 1697-2 (May 2011). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 1. Tunder, Hasse de Ä., Buxtehude, Schiefferdecker, Bach, Bruhns. Details. MDG 320 1624-2 (August 2010). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Sylvius Leopold Weiss. Cantabile - Music for Lute vol. 2 (of 4). BGS 120 (1 CD, February 2013). Booklet (pdf). Nigel North, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Vol. 1 - The Heart Trembles with Pleasure BGS 119 (August 2011). Booklet (pdf). US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Silvius Leopold Weiss, Ernst Gottlieb Baron, J.S. Bach. Friends of the Lute. Oehms Classics OC 876 (1 CD, December 2013). Axel Wolf, lute; Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder; Anna Torge, mandolin; Christoph Anselm Noll, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Lady Maggie's Lilt - Music from the Lute Book of Lady Margaret Wemyss 1629-1648. Music & Media MMC 104 (1 CD, April 2013). Details. Martin Easwell, lute. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

William Williams (?-1701). Trio Sonatas. cpo 999 813 (1 CD, June 2013). Camerata Köln. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

Zelenka. Guade laetare ZWV 168; Missa Sanctissimae Trinitatis ZWV 17. Nibiru (1 CD, February 2013). Details. Adam Viktora, Ensemble Inégal, Prague Baroque Soloists. Gabriela Elbenová, soprano; Carlos Mena, countertenor; Makuto Sakurada, tenor; Václav Čížek, tenor; Roman Hoza, baritone; Marlán Krejcík, bass; Lisandro Abadie, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP

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