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Fiati Amsterdam

The winds of Accademia Amsterdam take you to the elegant ballrooms, official receptions and to bourgeois parties, and even to impressive funerals of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Musicians: Alayne Lesly / Onno Verschoor / Mario Topper, oboe; Bolko Kloosterman / Hylke Rozema, natural horn; Henriëtte Bakker / Marita Schaar, bassoon.

Thanks to the Classical period, we tend to think of a wind quintet including a flute and a clarinet. It is a less well-known fact that before the Classical period, there was a wealth of music written for wind instruments. In the Renaissance, there were “bands” with shawms and cornettos, which were blown similar to trumpets. This tradition still exists in Catalunia, where “coblas” include modern shawms and brass instruments.

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