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Explore the fascinating world of early music through artist spotlight interviews, venue guides, films, playlists, and insightful essays.

Highlights

In conversation: Tom Mungall
Spotlight

In conversation: Tom Mungall

Producer, sound engineer and filmmaker Tom Mungall tells Continuo Connects how he got into the Early Music scene.

Roxanna Panufnik: Officially Kooky
Feature

Roxanna Panufnik: Officially Kooky

Composer Roxanna Panufnik explains how several recent commissions for prominent early music specialists seek to evoke and shed light on the past.

Articles

On A Personal Note
Feature

On A Personal Note

Violinist Jane Gordon shares her thoughts about her relationship with historical performances and the ‘new' sound world centred around the fortepiano.

Sarah Jeffery
Feature

Sarah Jeffery

Continuo Connect meets Sarah Jeffery, recorder superstar and founder of YouTube sensation Team Recorder.

Spotlight

In conversation: Mary Bevan
Spotlight

In conversation: Mary Bevan

Continuo Connect meets soprano Mary Bevan, internationally renowned in baroque, classical and contemporary music.

In conversation: Amanda Babington
Spotlight

In conversation: Amanda Babington

Continuo Connect speaks to Amanda Babington - musette, violin, and recorder virtuoso, and Artistic Director of Baroque In The North

In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz
Spotlight

In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz

Ibrahim Aziz specialises in the performance of baroque, renaissance and contemporary music on the viola da gamba.

Watch & Listen

Music after a while
Playlist

Music after a while

New creations and their Inspirations - new music for old instruments: exploring new sound worlds with period ensembles.

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7, 8 ‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’
Recording

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7, 8 ‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7 and 8 (‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’) - a recording from Florilegium featuring an 18 piece orchestra.

Recorder Playlist
Playlist

Recorder Playlist

This playlist celebrates the recorder with beautiful pieces from 'early' to 'contemporary', all by artists you can find on Continuo Connect.

The Library of a Prussian Princess
Recording

The Library of a Prussian Princess

The Library of a Prussian Princess - a recording by Ensemble Augelletti of music associated with Anna Amalia.

Barnstorming!
Film

Barnstorming!

Barnstorming! was born out of the desire to reconnect with colleagues and audiences during the COVID pandemic. Three concert films were created.

The OAE introduces...
Film

The OAE introduces...

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment presents a series of videos introducing the interesting and unusual instruments commonly found in early music.