Words Fail Me
I can admire Wilson’s results without buying his thesis, that Farnaby (1562-1640) belongs with Byrd, Bull and Gibbons.
Avoid this Dowland sampler unless you approached the English Orpheus via Sting’s hit album.
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.