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Immerse your eyes and ears in early music through curated playlists, films, and features showcasing recorded repertoire.

Ebb and Flow
Playlist

Ebb and Flow

Water has long been a vital and rich source of inspiration. It can symbolise purity, cleansing and transformation, as well as wealth and power.

The Madrigal Reimagined
Recording

The Madrigal Reimagined

We sat down with Oliver Webber, violinist and director of The Monteverdi String Band to discuss the making of their recording The Madrigal Reimagined.

Midsummer Night
Playlist

Midsummer Night

Celebratory and contemplative, with a strong nod to nature, this is music for a midsummer's evening.

A German In Venice
Recording

A German In Venice

This album explores Heinrich Schütz's solo cantatas alongside examples of the brilliant and virtuosic Venetian style instrumental music.

John Frederick Lampe: The Dragon of Wantley
Recording

John Frederick Lampe: The Dragon of Wantley

John Frederick Lampe: The Dragon of Wantley - an award-winning recording from The Brook Street Band and conductor John Andrews.

The Complete String Trios: Schubert & Purcell
Recording

The Complete String Trios: Schubert & Purcell

In their debut album, the Sakuntala Trio unveils a world premiere of Schubert’s String Trio in B-flat major, D.471, alongside Purcell’s Three-Part Fantasias.

The Spohr Collection Vol. 3
Recording

The Spohr Collection Vol. 3

On the latest volume, Ashley Solomon plays on nine original 18th century flutes from Peter Spohr’s private collection.

Ecco la Primavera
Playlist

Ecco la Primavera

Hopeful, happy and giddy in anticipation of what Spring might bring: listen to our playlist, anticipating the warmer months.

Early Music recordings supported by Continuo Foundation
Playlist

Early Music recordings supported by Continuo Foundation

We went back over our catalogue and could not be more proud of the impressive range and quality of the recordings Continuo Foundation has supported since 2021.

Beethoven Piano Trios
Recording

Beethoven Piano Trios

The Rautio Piano Trio returns with this second volume of Beethoven’s Piano Trios, recorded on period instruments.

Ensemble Molière - The King's Playlist
Recording

Ensemble Molière - The King's Playlist

Ensemble Molière's debut album, ‘The King’s Playlist', reimagines a day in the life of one of the most magnificent royals of the baroque era.

Through the Day
Playlist

Through the Day

An early music playlist to accompany you through your day, with and inspired by musicians you find on Continuo Connect

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.

Irlandiani - Smock Alley
Recording

Irlandiani - Smock Alley

Irlandiani explore 18th-century Italian-Irish musical connections in their new album 'Smock Alley'. Cellist Carina Drury talks about the album's origins.

What Joy So True - anthems and motets by Thomas Weelkes
Recording

What Joy So True - anthems and motets by Thomas Weelkes

What Joy So True - anthems and motets by Thomas Weelkes, a recording from the Rose Consort of Viols and the Choir of Chichester Cathedral

An Enlightened Heart
Recording

An Enlightened Heart

An Enlightened Heart - a recording by Galliarda focusing on female composers of the late Baroque period.

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined
Recording

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined - a recording by Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque of a new arrangement by Chad Kelly.

Forza Azzuri!
Recording

Forza Azzuri!

Forza Azzuri! Music by Dall’abaco, Brescianello, Sammartini, Vivaldi and Zavateri - a recording by La Serenissima.

Handel: Amadigi
Recording

Handel: Amadigi

Handel: Amadigi - a recording of Handel's opera 'Amadigi di Gaula' by the Early Opera Company conducted by Christian Curnyn.

Handel: La Resurrezione
Recording

Handel: La Resurrezione

Handel's oratorio La Resurrezione - an acclaimed recording from The English Concert conducted by Harry Bicket.

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.

Music for French Kings
Recording

Music for French Kings

Baroque in the North's new recording, Music for French Kings, summons up the music that would have been familiar to Louis XIV.

Mozart: Mass in C minor / CPE Bach: Heilig ist Gott
Recording

Mozart: Mass in C minor / CPE Bach: Heilig ist Gott

Mozart: Mass in C minor and CPE Bach: Heilig ist Gott, a recording from the Dunedin Consort and conductor John Butt.

Mozart’s Bassoon
Recording

Mozart’s Bassoon

Mozart's Bassoon - a recording of works for solo bassoon by Peter Whelan and Ensemble Marsyas with Kristian Bezuidenhout.

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.

Tom + Will
Recording

Tom + Will

Tom + Will, a recording marking 400 years since the deaths of Weelkes and Byrd, from The King’s Singers and Fretwork.

Johann Christoph Pepusch: Chandos Anthems
Recording

Johann Christoph Pepusch: Chandos Anthems

Johann Christoph Pepusch: Chandos Anthems - a recording by The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen.

Johann Jakob Walther: Scherzi da Violino
Recording

Johann Jakob Walther: Scherzi da Violino

Johann Jakob Walther: Scherzi da Violino - a recording by violinist Bojan Čičić and the Illyria Consort

Orazio Benevoli: Missa Tu Es Petrus - Mass for Four Choirs
Recording

Orazio Benevoli: Missa Tu Es Petrus - Mass for Four Choirs

Orazio Benevoli: Missa Tu Es Petrus - Mass for Four Choirs, a recording by I Fagiolini and The City Musick.

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.

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.

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.

Playlist - February 2024
Playlist

Playlist - February 2024

Check out our Love-themed playlist with a selection of recordings by artists featured on Continuo Connect.

Celestial Music did the Gods Inspire
Film

Celestial Music did the Gods Inspire

Ensemble Hesperi, Hesperi Voices, and Thomas Allery bring to life the extraordinary musical story of the Battle of the Organs in London’s Temple Church.

Playlist - January 2024
Playlist

Playlist - January 2024

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

Sounds of the Square Mile
Film

Sounds of the Square Mile

Organist Thomas Allery presents 'Sounds of the Square Mile', a docu-concert from the City of London.

Playlist - November 2023
Playlist

Playlist - November 2023

Check out our November 2023 playlist with a selection of recordings by artists featured on Continuo Connect in November.

Playlist - December 2023
Playlist

Playlist - December 2023

Check out our December 2023 playlist with a selection of recordings by artists featured on Continuo Connect this month.