Duplicated from (harmonia mundi Andreas Staier ""... pour passer la mélancolie"") On melancholy in Baroque music: not just deeply sorrowful expressive registers, but also discourses in sound on vanity, art . . . and music itself. Whether the composer luxuriates in melancholic disorder or attempts to remedy it, there is but a fine line here between the vanity of the world and the artist’s glory. In his readings of Froberger, Fischer and Clérambault, Andreas Staier distils the fruits of this sophisticated blend on an instrument saved from oblivion at the start of the 21st century.
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