Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Voices of Music, with original instruments)

California based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 with original instruments. Recorded at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Belvedere, California.

Shakespeare: Take, O take those lips away (Voices of Music, soprano: Anna Dennis)

Early music ensemble Voices of Music performs John Wilson’s setting of the song, “Take, O take those lips away,” from Shakespeare’s play “Measure for Measure”. Soprano: Anna Dennis. The second verse, which is not in Shakespeare’s play, is possibly by John Fletcher, although both authors may have used a popular song from the time.

Corelli – Concerto grosso in D major (Voices of Music)

San Francisco based early music ensemble Voices of Music plays the Italian Baroque era violinist and composer Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 4 with original period instruments. HD Video from the Voices of Music Lamentations of Jeremiah concert, April 2014.

Anthony Holborne – The Fairie Round (Voices of Music)

Early music ensemble “Voices of Music” plays English composer Anthony Holborne’s (c. 1545 – 29 November 1602) “The Fairie Round”. Performed on original instruments, from Holborne’s collection published in London in 1599. HD Video from the Voices of Music “Great Poets” concert, January 2015.

Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major

San Francisco based renaissance and baroque music ensemble Voices of Music perform Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major. The piece remained forgotten for centuries like most other works by Pachelbel and other pre-1700 composers, and was rediscovered only in the 20th century, and became extremely popular.

Bach – Air on the G-String, BWV 1068 (With original instruments)

The second movement, Aria, from Bach’s orchestral suite in D Major, BWV 1068, popularly known as the “Air on the G-String” performed on original instruments from the time of Bach by the Early Music ensemble Voices of Music. Air on the G String is German violinist and teacher August Wilhelmj‘s (21 September 1845 in Usingen …