An ensemble from the Aston Magna Foundation for Music, Great Barrington, MA, performed using original 17th and 18th century instruments or exact replicas.  Founded in 1972, Aston Magna’s mission was “to enrich the appreciation of music of the past and the understanding of the cultural, political and social contexts in which it was composed and experiences.”     Aston Magna, “Mission Statement: Opening the Mind Through the Doors to the Past”