Tutta Bella! Venetian Christmas Revels

For over 40 years Revels has been presenting a Christmas program. These shows blend folk tales, songs, and dance in a celebration of a bygone time. And each year the program has a different theme. The 2017 theme is a Venetian Christmas Revels. And as always, the...

Daquin Livre de noëls – Baroque Holiday Bonbons

Excerpts from Daquin’s Livre de Noëls often turn up in Baroque Christmas music releases. They’re short, appealing gems of French Galant writing. Hearing all twelve of these pieces in one sitting, though, made me revise my impression of them. Daquin was a...