Tag Archives: La Nef

The People’s Purcell

Michael Slattery & La Nef are back with another recording from ATMA. A few years ago they collaborated on Dowland in Dublin. On that occasion their project took the music  in a new direction, reminding me of folk music or … Continue reading

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Ten Questions for Seán Dagher and Sylvain Bergeron

Sometimes the art that excites me takes a while to catch on with others.  This is among the most poignant aspects of culture.  Mainstream acceptance often seems to be reserved for that which is average, obvious, or just plain conservative, … Continue reading

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Dowland in Dublin

A professor I once had claimed that art could be understood as a kind of research.  Something newly created is a proposition to be tested against the taste of every new audience, seeking a fair hearing and possibly a genuine … Continue reading

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