Forthcoming Series: Henry Purcell, The Complete Sacred Music

Henry Purcell was born in London in 1659 and died there in 1695. He is one of England’s most important composers who during his 36 years, contributed enormously to the English-speaking world’s musical heritage. His output was vast and encompassed music for theatre, opera, court odes, songs, and an enormous quantity of sacred music. The…

Site News: "You might also like"

Greetings, I’ve installed an extra feature which I hope you will find useful.  From now on, at the end of each posting a list of links to other postings on this site that you might also like will appear. Perhaps you’ll see a posting about a performance that you’d like to listen to again, perhaps…

New Series “Sunday Playlist” Starts Today

I’m pleased to announce the start of the Sunday Playlist series of postings. Every Sunday you’ll find a playlist of videos that I or others think you’ll enjoy. Sometimes they’ll be music – not always choral music either, sometimes they’ll be documentaries, or cover versions, or sound tracks, or fan videos …  What the playlists…