French Baroque art cultivates the great and the modest at the same time. The pomp of the royal architecture sheltering motets and operas responds to the closed rooms inviting to intimate music.
After a disc dedicated to brunettes and contredanses of the 18th century (Alpha 115), the Musiciens de Saint-Julien allow us to discover in this new record the skilful and sophisticated use of the flute and the musette by the composers of the years 1715-1740 in various French Suites and Italianate Sonatas.
Outside the beaten tracks, the ensemble of François Lazarevitch asserts itself as one of the most inventive of the new baroque scene.

5 Diapason award 4 étoiles Classica award