First Hour

Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585), In ieiunio et fletu (In fasting and weeping the priests prayed), Stile Antico, Harmonia Mundi HMU 807572, THE PHOENIX RISING

John Blow (1649-1708), Sonata in A, Palladian Ensemble, Honest 5010, EXCESS OF PLEASURE

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Trumpet Tunes & Airs, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus 5546, MUSIC FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto a Due Cori #2 in F HWV 333, Il Fondamento, Paul Dombrecht, Passacaille 922, MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS & CONCERTI A DUE CORI

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Sonate VII in a (1734), Orchestre des Folies Francoises, Patrick Cohen-Akenine – violin, Alpha 083, LE TOMBEAU

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Lord Salisbury’s Pavan and Galliard, David Greilsammer – piano, Sony 86979 29692, DAVID GREILSAMMER BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS