Hello to all!
I am performing baroque musician and musicologist.
I was very lucky last year to discover a very unknown French 18th century composer named Cappus.
Cappus founded the opera in Dijon in the 18th Century with Rameau's brother Claude.
The only surviving of his many works are viola da...
Posted on the Gramophone web site: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/blog/the-gramophone-blog/a-posthumous-insult-to-composer-henri-dutilleux
I understand Vichy can still be a touchy subject in France, but this particular instance seems a very petty decision.
There are, of course, others that you can write in.
My personal favorite is Thais. A good story and libretto, with the operatic interlude of all time, and lots of plain old beautiful music. I also read an essay at the front of the Decca recording w/ Fleming about the complex system of musical...
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