Karneval in Kremsler: Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

Ars Antiqua Austria led by Gunar Letzbor play various works by Biber.

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COMPOSERS: Biber
LABELS: Pan Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Karneval in Kremsler
WORKS: Karneval in Kremsier: various works
PERFORMER: Ars Antiqua Austria/Gunar Letzbor
CATALOGUE NO: PC 10300 (1995)

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Drunken nightwatchman to midnight melancholy, Ars Antiqua Austria’s imagined carnival feast invites Biber to be a solo dancing master. A few squeaky-clean peasant interpolations enliven the aristocratically polished festivities. Paul Riley