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An Italian in Paris

Charpentier / de la Guerre / Couperin / Clerambault / Rebel / Bartoletti / Duval

An Italian in Paris

Bach Players

Hyphen Press Music
5060184830065 | HPM 007 | 1CD
This rich banquet of chamber music shows the first experiments in France with the Italian instrumental style, which musicians had to admit to liking only in secret. The disc concludes with what has been claimed as the first French sonata, an extraordinary work composed by Charpentier for eight instruments