Words Fail Me
I can admire Wilson’s results without buying his thesis, that Farnaby (1562-1640) belongs with Byrd, Bull and Gibbons.
Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.
For years Rangell has opened recitals with a 17th-century piece, so his interest is no whim.
Late Liszt is terrain as well as timeline — the bleak, haunted miniatures that glimpsed the future.