Pastorale: Baroque Instrumental Music For Christma
Format: COMPACT DISC
Madeuf, Jean-François; Dolci, Daniela; Letzbor, Gunar; Perrone, Paolo; Laboratorio '600; La Petite Bande; Capricornus Consort Basel; Batzdorfer Hofkapelle; Ars Antiqua Austria; Kuijken, Sigiswald; Musica Fiorita; Schayegh, Leila; Orchestra Nazionale Barocca dei Conservatori Italiani; Harmonie Universelle; Labyrinto; Gatti, Enrico; Pavan, Franco
It was in the Baroque period that composers first began to compose music for Christmas that reflected the special character of the Feast, and these works are showcased on this new release from Christophorus featuring instrumental music for the Christmas season from this period. Each of these tracks has been taken from the extensive Christophorus recording catalog and features the very best early music ensembles, including Musica Fiorita, Ars Antiqua Austria, Harmonie Universelle, La Petite Bande, and many more.