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'entirely wonderful'

'terrifically inventive'

'One of the most sheerly

enjoyable recordings

I have heard in years'

Martin Anderson,

'Excellent playing and singing,

a recording from the top drawer.'

Highly recommendable.


'Truly magical'

Bayern 4 Klassik

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One Charming Night

An evening with David Hansen & Oslo Circles

Arias & theatre music

by Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)

David Hansen, countertenor

Oslo Circles

Seicento Italiano!

Music of Falconieri, Marini, Fontana,  Cazzati, Pandolfi Mealli, Kapsberger

Oslo Circles

The end of all good music is to affect the soul. - Claudio Monteverdi

Samuel Pepys' secret diary

Exerpts from

Samuel Pepys' diary

and music by Playford, Purcell, Marais, Falconieri, Locke, Hume


Anders Baasmo Christiansen, actor

Oslo Circles

De Profundis

Early German baroque music with three gambas

by Dietrich Buxtehude,

Johann Pachelbel,

Johann Christoph Bach,

Johann Michael Bach,

Johann Rosenmüller and Nicolaus Bruhns.

Halvor F. Melien, bassbaritone

Oslo Circles

In Bach's living-room

A family meeting with music for violin and traverso & bc by Johann Sebastian Bach,

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Johann Jacob Bach and

Anna Magdalena Bach's Notenbüchlein

Oslo Circles



Early Italian Maria lamentations.

Music by Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Merula, B.Ferrari, Uccellini, Leonarda, Cazzati

Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzosoprano

Oslo Circles

Canzoni da sonare

Early Italian instrumental music after vocal models. 

Music by Frescobaldi, Uccellini, Sances, Picchi, Marini, Falconieri and Selma y Salaverde.


Oslo Circles


Music written

or published in 1685, or by composers born in 1685.

Music by J.S.Bach, G.Fr.Händel, A.Corelli, A.Steffani,  J.Playford, A.M. Charpentier

Marianne Beate Kielland (mezzosoprano)

Njål Sparbo (bassbaritone)

Oslo Circles

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