'A compendium of keyboard works by the so-called 'English virginalists', whose music speaks with a quiet power,' writes Kate Bolton-Porciatti. 'These works have sometimes been handled as trifles or decorative miniatures, but Iranian-American harpischordist Mahan esfahani treats them as profoundly expressive and introspective works.
Here measured, there free, his readings highlight the ebb and flow of their poetry and prose; phrases and rhetorically articulated.'
The Passinge Mesures
Works by Bull, Byrd, Dowland, Farnaby, Gibbons, Inglot, and Tomkins
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)
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