Original post: https://www.revoicemagazine.com/issue-4/2017/4/25/review-quinta-essentias-art-of-fugue
We were delighted to receive leading Brazilian recorder quartet Quinta Essentia’s latest CD for review in this issue. Summer Alp, a final-year undergraduate student of recorder and baroque oboe at the Royal College of Music in London, reviews the disc for us here...
Quinta Essentia is Brazil’s premier recorder quartet. This is their third recording since forming ten years ago (previous discs are ‘La Marca’ in 2008 and ‘Falando Brasileiro’ in 2013), and only the second ever recording of J. S. Bach’s Art of Fugue on recorders (the first is from the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet in 1998).
The recorder consort is uniquely placed to perform this work, which famously does not specify instrumentation. Previous performances and recordin - Leia mais...
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