The Parley of Instruments is a London-based early music group founded in 1979. The ensemble's co-founders were Peter Holman and the violinist Roy Goodman, who have been the ensemble's two main conductors. The name "parley of instruments" comes from the London concerts in 1676 organised by the violinist John Banister.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1985 Sacred Vocal Music Monteverdi; The Parley of Instruments, Emma Kirkby, Ian Partridge, David Thomas, Roy Goodman, Peter Holman 3
1986 Music for Lute and Mandolin Antonio Vivaldi; The Parley of Instruments, Paul O'Dette 2
1988 Dr. Arne at Vauxhall Gardens Thomas Arne; Emma Kirkby, Richard Morton, The Parley of Instruments 1
1988 Italian Baroque Trumpet Music (The Parley of Instruments feat. director: Peter Holman, trumpets: Stephen Keavy & Crispian Steele-Perkins) The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Stephen Keavy, Crispian Steele-Perkins 1
1990 Solomon William Boyce; Bronwen Mills, Howard Crook, The Parley of Instruments, Roy Goodman 2
1991 An Englishman Abroad Thomas Simpson; The Parley of Instruments 1
1993 Lachrimae or Seaven Teares Dowland; The Parley of Instruments 2
1993 Awake My Lyre John Blow; Redbyrd, The Parley of Instruments 1
1993 Vivaldi: Recorder Concerti Antonio Vivaldi; Peter Holtslag, The Parley of Instruments 1
1994 Hark How the Wild Musicians Sing: The Symphony Songs of Henry Purcell Henry Purcell; Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman 1
1995 Odes to Saint Cecilia Giovanni Battista Draghi, John Blow; The Parley of Instruments, The Playford Consort, Peter Holman, Richard Wistreich 2
1996 English Classical Violin Concertos The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Elizabeth Wallfisch 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 The Fam'd Italian Masters: Music for Trumpets and Strings From the Italian Baroque Crispian Steele-Perkins, Alison Balsom, The Parley of Instruments 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 A High-Priz'd Noise: Violin Music for Charles I The Parley of Instruments & Peter Holman 1

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