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William Christie's
Les Arts Florissants -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... each piece comes to life with inimitable charm and grace.'

Bien que l'amour ... airs sérieux et à boire. © 2016 harmonia mundi sas

Conjuring up an image of what French baroque music was like during the 'Grand Siecle', one cannot help thinking of the opulence and spectacle that were the order of the day. But this period also produced much excellent music in many different guises, such as the airs and songs on this recording. The programme strives to illustrate the numerous aspects of the 'air', a genre combining music and poetry which bedecked the French musical world for over a century...

Copyright © 17 August 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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BIEN QUE L'AMOUR ... AIRS SERIEUX ET A BOIRE

LES ARTS FLORISSANTS

WILLIAM CHRISTIE

FRANCOIS COUPERIN

EARLY MUSIC

VOCAL MUSIC

HARMONIA MUNDI

PARIS

FRANCE

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