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"No one has surpassed Marais: only one has equalled him, and that is the famous Forqueray": with these words,in 1752, a contemporary praised one of the last great virtuosos of the viola da gamba. Known for his formidablydifficult and technical musical style, Forqueray's world is nonetheless immensely rich: through the works of thefather Antoine, his son Jean-Baptiste and his nephew Nicolas-Gilles, an august lineage emerges whose grace andgenius never ceased to inspire. At times proud, even bellicose, at other times deeply tender, the viol pieces by thisForqueray family plunge us into a flight of expressions of passions whose vivacity is equalled only by their intensity.Myriam Rignol, as a distant granddaughter, accompanied by her exquisite Timbres, delivers in this complete worka powerful homage to these 18th-century chamber music icons who, in their image, could never be anything otherthan virtuoso.
"No one has surpassed Marais: only one has equalled him, and that is the famous Forqueray": with these words,in 1752, a contemporary praised one of the last great virtuosos of the viola da gamba. Known for his formidablydifficult and technical musical style, Forqueray's world is nonetheless immensely rich: through the works of thefather Antoine, his son Jean-Baptiste and his nephew Nicolas-Gilles, an august lineage emerges whose grace andgenius never ceased to inspire. At times proud, even bellicose, at other times deeply tender, the viol pieces by thisForqueray family plunge us into a flight of expressions of passions whose vivacity is equalled only by their intensity.Myriam Rignol, as a distant granddaughter, accompanied by her exquisite Timbres, delivers in this complete worka powerful homage to these 18th-century chamber music icons who, in their image, could never be anything otherthan virtuoso.
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Integrale Des Pieces De Violes
Artist: Forqueray / Rignol
Format: CD
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"No one has surpassed Marais: only one has equalled him, and that is the famous Forqueray": with these words,in 1752, a contemporary praised one of the last great virtuosos of the viola da gamba. Known for his formidablydifficult and technical musical style, Forqueray's world is nonetheless immensely rich: through the works of thefather Antoine, his son Jean-Baptiste and his nephew Nicolas-Gilles, an august lineage emerges whose grace andgenius never ceased to inspire. At times proud, even bellicose, at other times deeply tender, the viol pieces by thisForqueray family plunge us into a flight of expressions of passions whose vivacity is equalled only by their intensity.Myriam Rignol, as a distant granddaughter, accompanied by her exquisite Timbres, delivers in this complete worka powerful homage to these 18th-century chamber music icons who, in their image, could never be anything otherthan virtuoso.
        
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