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Caroline Howald's
Ensemble Isabella d'Este -
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GERALD FENECH

'Performances are overflowing with impassioned commitment ...'

Ferveur, Louange et Passion - J Ch Bach, Buxtehude, J D Krynen

As the mastermind behind this project reveals, this CD found its origin in Johann-Christoph Bach's composition Mein Freund ist mein und ich bin sein ('My friend is mind, and mine alone'). Indeed, Caroline Howald describes how, when she discovered this piece, she was entranced by its beauty — the voice's melodic line and text from the Song of Songs, the violin part and the three viol accompaniment which supports or comments on the melody. Howald continues to share what she experienced on hearing this piece, and says that she was seized by an overwhelming dimension of fervour related to passionate love...

Copyright © 26 October 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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FERVEUR, LOUANGE ET PASSION

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE

GERMANY

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

PARIS

FRANCE

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