The Waverly Consort is an ensemble of instrumentalists and singers devoted to the performance of early music. Its repertory generally takes in works from the Medieval period, as early as the tenth century, up through the Renaissance era. But the group has performed more recent music, as evidenced by the 1996 EMI recording An American Journey, which includes songs from the nineteenth century. The ensemble consists of 13 players, though that number has widely varied in concerts and recordings, with as few as two or three used for some selections and 15 or more for others. The Consort has appeared on many television and radio broadcasts, particularly on NPR and CBS Sunday Morning. It is easily among the most popular early music ensembles before the public today. Its recordings have appeared on a variety of labels, including EMI, Sony, ...
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