Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor): Beyond (Erato)

A captivating 17th century programme [DF]

Vestiva lux FHR137

Vestiva – Embellishing 16th & 17th Century Music (First Hand Records)

A fine demonstration of some of the main aspects of performance practice in music of the late Renaissance and early Baroque [JV]

fantastissimus navis classics

Fantastissimus (Navis Classics)

Rich, strange and vibrantly colourful [DC]

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Frescobaldi and the South (Arcana)

A compelling recital which places Frescobaldi in his historical context [JV]

Selby Abbey Licata SAOM014

Alessandro Licata (organ) At Selby Abbey (Selby Abbey Organ Masters)

A rather disappointing inclusion in the Selby Abbey series [MSt]

17th Century Music for Canto & Basso (Brilliant Classics)

A compelling display of the brilliant music that was written in Italy in the first half of the 17th century [JV]

Seicento Stravagante BIS 2526

Music for Cornetto and Keyboard (BIS)

An instructive and compelling survey of Italian instrumental music from the late 16th and early 17th centuries [JV]

The Monteverdi Organ (Brilliant Classics)

Groundbreaking from the perspective of performance practice [JV]