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Playlist - January 2024

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Playlist - January 2024
Continuo Connect in January

Check out our January 2024 playlist with a selection of recordings by artists featured on Continuo Connect this month - also available as a Spotify playlist.

Gesualdo Six

Arvo Pärt: Morning Star

Stile Antico

William Byrd: Gaudeamus omnes

Palisander

La Lusignuola

Ceruleo

Henry Purcell: O dive custos

Academy of Ancient Music

J S Bach: Orchestral Suite No 3 in D Major, I. Ouverture

J S Bach: Orchestral Suite No 2 in B Minor, IV. Bourrées I&II

The Mozartists

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No 44 in E Minor, IV Finale, Presto

Ensemble Hesperi

Ground after the Scotch Humour

London Haydn Quartet

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D Major No 2, IV Finale

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B-Flat Major, IV Presto

Consone Quartet

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-Flat Major, No 3, Adagio non troppo

Ensemble Hesperi

Airs for Winter: the Cyclamen

Palisander

The Night Watch

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