Listening: ‘Nova Metamorfosi’, Le Poeme Harmonique dir. Vincent Dumestre

Nova Metamorfosi, Le Poème Harmonique, dir. Vincent Dumestre (Alpha, 2003)

What would you play to someone if you wanted to show them how music made you feel? Is there one disc that captures what it is about a particular style that enthralls you, that gives you the sort of visceral pleasure that makes you laugh unprompted, or that makes you want to squeal with pleasure? It’s not easy. But for me I think it might be this one. Read the rest of this entry »