Early Music – Not Just For The Sound

Over the past 20 years the Early Music movement has revolutionized the way we perform and listen to early music. But renovating sound is not its main accomplishment. “It’s not really a matter of philosophical debates as to whether and exactly how we follow composers’ own conceptions of their works, or recover the precise aesthetic or sound of a long lost age. Far more important has been the recovery of lost repertoire and the reinvigoration of the familiar.”