Haydn & Stamitz - London Trios | Nimbus NI5967

Haydn & Stamitz - London Trios


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Label: Nimbus

Cat No: NI5967

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 1st September 2017



From the beginning of the century the flute was chief among the instruments preferred by enthusiasts, as well as the highly educated non-professional connoisseurs. The flute, in its late 17th-century form, being a relatively ‘modern’ instrument – and a fashionable one - joined with the keyboards in a pivotalrole. The previously dominant violin drifted more and more into the domain of professional musicians and virtuosos. And perhaps the sound of a flute, idiomatic of the human voice, was a more natural partner for the expression of bourgeois sensitivity than that of a violin.

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