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Discography: (FR) Le Poème Harmonique CD Release: "Coeur" (Oct 2015)

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"In this new release, Vincent Dumestre’s Le Poème Harmonique once again immerses us in the France of the second half of the 16th century, which witnessed the emergence of new centres of artistic activity. These ‘bourgeois’ societies were initiated by patron princes concerned with building their prestige through the arts and letters just as much as by arms. At the same time, refined circles held by cultivated women enabled them to ...

rub shoulders with the leading poets of the time, as well as musicians sensitive to humanist research, all profiting from a context propitious to the invention of new artistic forms and practices. The new, more lyrical poetry, inspired by both antiquity and contemporary Italian models, was matched, in particular, by the courtly air, a new musical genre perfectly adapted to the humanist ideals of sobriety and intelligibility of the text.... "

Visit the Outhere Music website [2] for more information of the "Coeur" CD as well as short video.

Visit the Le Poème Harmonique website [3] for more information of the ensemble as well as upcoming concert events.

 

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