CONTINUUM: Something Old, Something New

Continuum presents Something Old, Something New, a special program devoted to music for recorder and harpsichord by “old” composers: Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755) and “new” composers: Arnold Cooke (1906-2005), Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000) and others. The outstanding American recorder player, John Tyson performs with the Dante Quartet and various harpsichordists. Recordings used are:  Something Old, Something New (John Tyson et al) - Titanic TI-169, The Contemporary Harpsichord (Various performers) - Albany Records TROY669, and Rubbra, Britten (Flautadors, Dante Quartet) - Dutton CDLX 7142.