Posts tagged as "andre-campra"

Lully: Pièces de Symphonie; Campra: L’Europe Galante

April 22, 2016

A glorious collection of orchestral pieces from operas and ballet music by Lully. At the same time easy and luscious on the ear, these instrumental movements or ‘symphonies’ from his ballets and operas were made into suites for performance away from the theatre, a fashion which eventually led to the overture-suites of Bach, Handel and […]