Bach, Biber, Schmelzer, Gabrieli.
The violin has been considered acoustically perfect for nearly 400 years. Composers of the 17th & 18th centuries were quick to embrace the flexibility, versatility and dynamism of what was then an emerging technology. “A tre violini” spotlights MASQUES’ brilliant upper strings, in a programme which revels in the excitement of the violin’s early adopters — from the first poetic sonatas of Gabrieli, to the bold experiments of Biber, to the unsurpassed mastery of Bach..
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