So many developments in music are forward-looking, with composers searching for new outlets for expression, or unique techniques that will help them stand out. Yet other times composers will turn to the distant past for inspiration, taking instruments or forms from bygone eras and giving them new voice in the present. Whether creating modern music for the harpsichord or lute, or providing fresh facelifts for centuries-old church traditions, composers continue to mine the past for revelation relevant today, a sort of resurrection that reveals the Old Made New.
To hear the playlist, access NML as usual, go to the Playlists section,
and select the Playlist of the Month folder under the Naxos Music
Library Playlists tab. If you are on your institution's premises, you
may also be able to access it if you CLICK HERE.
Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a themed playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 1.5 million tracks can be a bit daunting, so we'd like to highlight some of the amazing music that is available to you. Let it kickstart discovery!