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Phantasm - William Lawes - pizzicato


01 September 2011
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Rien n'est plus anglais que le consort de violes, cette formation de chambre constituée de dessus, ténors et basses de viole. Lorsqu'ils jouent ensemble, ces instruments réalisent de véritables conversations intimes où chacun livre ses états d'âmes les plus secrets. Destinée aux musiciens amateurs - la viole était un instrument très populaire - autant qu'aux professionnels, la Consort Music de William Byrd est un répertoire fabuleux qui se prête à merveille à la pratique musicale en famille, entre amis ou entre confrères. Pièces relativement courtes, d'une difficulté technique facilement maîtrisable, les pages de Byrd offrent autant de plaisir à ceux qui les exécutent qu'à leurs auditeurs


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