In the Telemann mountains, much of the topography remains terra incognita because most of Telemann's music remains an undiscovered country. But whatever future generations of hardy musicologists may uncover, it is unlikely that Telemann's Nouveaux Quatuors en Six Suites published in Paris in 1738 will be displaced as among his output's highest peaks.
Jean-Marie Leclair, a pure product of the 18th century, was at the crossroads of styles, cultivating a virtuosic art combining melodies à la française and Italian virtuosity stemming from Corelli and Vivaldi. He was 49 when he undertook his first (and only) lyric tragedy: Scylla et Glaucus. In the greatest French tradition, this work combines sumptuous numbers of sentimental outpourings with frightening scenes of fury and terror, in which the orchestra, with forceful passages, plays a dazzling role.
Le milieu des grands patrons français ne constitue pas, loin s'en faut, une classe homogène. Bien au contraire. Les nouveaux entrepreneurs forment un groupe parfaitement hétérogène du point de vue de leur genèse. En d'autres termes, il n'y a pas de portrait type du grand patron. On trouve de tout dans les grandes réussites financières et industrielles françaises …
The new romanticism emerged in the UK music scene in the early '80s when boys looked like girls and girls looked like boys. The New Romantics, features tracks from Culture Club, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, the Human League and Heaven 17 amongst many others - this 3 CD offering will be a hit with all those who lived through the time.
Bergin is joined by members of De Danann, who accompany her through an outstanding display of tunes and talent.
Alirio Díaz (12 November 1923 – 5 July 2016) was a Venezuelan classical guitarist and composer and one of the most prominent composer-guitarists of his country.