Orfeo Fantasia

ATMA (SACD 2 2337)
Dowland, Hume, Guédron, Caccini and d’India

It is hardly surprising that musicians of the Baroque period were fascinated by the legend of Orpheus, as much for the tragic love story of the mythic couple, as for the ancient Greek belief in the extraordinary power of music.

Charles Daniel, tenor
Susie Napper & Margaret Little, violas da gamba
Nigel North & Sylvain Bergeron, lutes
Skip Sempé & Olivier Fortin, harpsichords

Available at Atma Classique