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1607 Records

label for early & new music

“The interpretations set out to make up for the differences in eras, to make all the arias sound radiant and vigorous, regardless of their period of origin.

Quality of recording, as well as subtlety of interpretation make Maria Weiss’ album one of the most beautiful new releases of early music this year. Our congratulations!”

Helmut Jasbar | Radio Österreich 1 | when awarding 1607 Records Album with the “Ö1 Pasticcio Prize”

Our Album “favola in musica. early new music” was
awarded with the Ö1 Pasticcio Prize

1607 Records

Label for early & new music

Early ‚New’ Music: Never heard of today’s ear’s.
New ‚Early’ Music: Contemporary works, inspired by the early Masters.

Exclusively, limited, well researched and special productions of the “1607. ensemble for early & new music” featuring:

  • World Premiere Recordings of early & new music
  • profoundly researched and excellent musical interpretations
  • producing long lasting & high quality editions
  • environmental friendly productions
  • visual story telling
  • well researched musicology analysis told in a easily understandable and thrilling way
  • no studio but recorded on historic and special places with special acoustic
  • Deluxe Editions of “book” booklets offering not only a musical experience but a haptic, visual and inspiration journey in photographs but also available as E-Booklets
Photography © Theresa Pewal in the castle Schloss Pöckstein

First CD


 CD Hardcover Digibook

Deluxe Edition with 216 pages book, more than 100 photographies and a music video on the CD extra

New CD

coming soon! Cartoon Sleeve and 32 pages booklet

New Art-book and CD

Our label mission is to exceed expectations.
Our first CD Hardcover Digibook in Deluxe Edition offers:

    9 works of early music (renaissance and baroque: Machaut, Monteverdi, Händel, Bach, Purcell, Kapsberger, Vivaldi)
    3 world premiere recordings of early music (Caldara, Durón)
    2 world premiere recordings of contemporary music inspired by early masters (Wolfgang Mitterer | especially commissioned for “favola in musica)
  • 1 music-video
    Händel | silent tapes | on the CD Extra
  • 1 Digibook
  • 216 pages
  • In German and English
  • Exciting texts about the musical works
  • Sophisticated graphics
  • Preface and project description
  • A photographic journey through time and space accompanying the musical works
  • Biographies of all participating artists
  • All song lyrics in their original versions, as well as their German and English translations
  • About 100 photographs
  • Limited Deluxe Edition: matt laminated, material: 2mm board, cover: 135gsm artpaper, loose sleeves
  • High quality and environmentally friendly production

Our team is comprised of musicians, musicologists, photographers, filmmakers, translators and many more

early & new music played and recorded in special places

Photography © Theresa Pewal in the castle Schloss Pöckstein

Deepest THANKS to our sponsors, donators, cooperators:

“But, above all, the mezzosoprano voice of Maria Weiss

floats brightly and nimbly. It almost seems as if the pieces were composed for her.”


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1607 Records

Karnberg 14
9556 Liebenfels
Kärnten, AUSTRIA

T: +43 699 12098703