A series offering an offbeat exploration of some of the more peculiar baroque instruments!
Baroque biscornu (“Baroque Oddities”)
Les Arts Florissants presents, in collaboration with author and member of the Académie Française Erik Orsenna, flautist Sébastien Marq, and illustrator Alain Bouldouyre: “Baroque biscornu” (“Baroque Oddities”), a series offering an offbeat exploration of some of the more peculiar baroque instruments!
Unpublished texts by Erik Orsenna
Each Wednesday from July 1st to August 12, at 9am
7 audio capsules, with illustrations and presentation of the instruments, broadcast on the Les Arts Florissants social media accounts and YouTube channel.
Among the instruments featured:
the cornett, serpent, recorder, positive organ, viola d’amore, oboe da caccia, and sackbut.
Episode 1: the oboe da caccia
Episode 2: the recorder
Episode 3: the cornett
Episode 4: the serpent
Episode 5: the sackbut
Episode 6: the positive organ
Episode 7: viola d'amore
See the teaser