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We begin with humor! These charming pieces are surprisingly witty, almost parodies of the ultra-serious chamber cantata form. The various naughty and misbehaving protagonists in our stories feel remarkably contemporary, revealing that what seems new has been around for centuries…
This program is supported by funding from the Rebecca Clarke Society (rebeccaclarke.org).
Many thanks to Libor Dudas for the use of his fortepiano, built by Peter Fisk on a Johann Andreas Stein prototype,
and to Olav Chris Henriksen for his assistance in the transcription of the Marpurg cantata.