New Score by J C Bach

Newly available: a new edition of J C Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto in E flat Major Opus 7 Number 5. Johann Christian Bach (1735 – 1782), known as “The London Bach”, first published his “Second Set of Concertos” in 1770.  The six concerti were advertised as “Opera VII” and suitable for harpsichord or pianoforte. This E […]

A New Tea Towel!

We are thrilled to say that we have released a new tea towel based on the design of our CD release: “The Notebooks of Anna Magdalena Bach”, featuring soprano Kate Semmens and harpsichordist Steven Devine. The very clever and witty design – in imitation of “toile de jouy” – is by the wonderful artist Emma […]

A charming exploration

“This is a charming disc, featuring material which is often overlooked. One thread which links the songs is the composers’ sympathy to the text. Whilst some of the songs might be musically a bit thin, there is no doubt that all the composers were aiming to bring out the charms of the words. Kate Semmens […]

New Sheet Music

We have produced a new edition of Henry Purcell’s ever-popular “Music for a While” Z.583. It is available in the original key (starting on C), down a third (starting on A – probably the original sounding pitch) and down a fourth, starting on G. The download page is here.

Delicatessen II is here!

After the success of Delicatessen, Steven and Kate were keen to delve further into the goody-bag of English song and have assembled a real treasure-trove of music! They went back to the Sendesaal in Bremen in May and recorded a new selection of choice morsels! Available from this site, post free in UK, and with […]