Froberger: 23 Suites For Harpsichord, Tombeau & La

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Label: NAXOS
Catalog: 8573493-94
Format: CD

Wilson, Glen

Froberger was the most famous keyboard virtuoso of the mid-seventeenth century. This recording of his elegant, colorful and intricately expressive dance music in the French lute-style, arranged here in chronological order, is the first to employ all available sources in a new edition by Glen Wilson. An online essay accessible at explroes in depth his views of the many problems of performance practice and explains the famous programmatic pieces, which shed light on events in Froberger's life, including a near-drowning of a travellign companion in the Rhine.

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