De Marin - 3 Harp Sonatas op.15 | Dynamic CDS7792

De Marin - 3 Harp Sonatas op.15

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Label: Dynamic

Cat No: CDS7792

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 12th October 2018

Contents

Artists

Anna Pasetti (harp)

Works

Marin, Marie-Martin Marcel de

Harp Sonatas (3), op.15

Artists

Anna Pasetti (harp)

About

Marie-Martin Marcel de Marin (17961850) was a French composer who led both personal and professional lives that are worth reviewing today. He was a mathematician, an expat, the Captain of Versailles' Dragoons, a violinist and above all a composer. His harp compositions are very different from the repertoire of his contemporaries. His music features quite a peculiar mix of stylistic elements of various origins, including the heritage of the great Baroque composers and the early 18th-century style of French keyboard music. He succeeded in creating a language for the harp that was acclaimed as revolutionary during his lifetime and is still today worth rediscovering, revealing Marin to be a forerunner of a style that was found in harp music only at the beginning of the 20th century.

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