Next recording release in preparation!

Steven Devine and Kate Semmens, whose first release, Delicatessen, started the whole idea of Devine Music, are currently preparing their next release, The Notebooks of Anna Magdalena Bach, for general release in November. If you’d like to be notified, please sign up below. We promise never to use your data for anything other than letting […]

New publication from Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Walker, whose beautiful CD “Finchcocks Schubertiade” is released on the Devine Music Label, has released her second book of studies.  Following on from her award-winning Baroque Flute Studies, this new book explores key techniques used in baroque performance and interpretation, and demystifies the many symbols and unwritten practices of baroque music for the modern flute […]

Steven Devine

Steven Devine has performed all over the world as a harpsichord soloist (his recent Chandos recording of the Goldberg Variations was described by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the best”), he is a highly sought-after continuo player with permanent positions with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Classical Opera and London Baroque and directs […]

An Interview with John Irving

John Irving, fortepianist on our most recent Haydn release, recently gave an interview on the Mozart Circle website.  John, who is also a highly-respected scholar and Professor at TrinityLaban Conservatoire in London, answers 10 questions about his views on music-making, period-instruments and many other areas.  Read this lovely discussion here.

Danzi Volume 2 – A note on the artwork

Franz Danzi MUSIC FOR PIANO AND WINDS Vol. 1 Ensemble F2

The artwork for “Franz Danzi: Music for Piano and Winds Vol. 2” is based on original painted decorations on the Lucien-Joseph Raoux hand horn used in the recording. Although somewhat obscured by age, sunflowers, thistles and daisies are visible entwining themselves around the bell of the instrument, lacquered in heavy gold paint. The disc’s sister […]