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Colonial Virginia Music

Various Artists, Colonial America (2003)

Hesperus Early Music Ensemble promises "spirited sounds from across the sea to the shores of the new land" and delivers just that. This collection of classic compositions reflects the diverse mix of settler communities in seventeenth-century America.

Hesperus, Early American Roots (1997)

Another fantastic offering from the Hesperus Early Music Ensemble, this disc includes twenty-two performances based on eighteenth century ballads, hymns, and cotillion tunes. See of you can pick out the unique sounds of baroque violins, recorders, violas da gamba, and other period instruments.

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