La Guitare Napoléonienne: French Music for Early Romantic Guitar

La Guitare Napoléonienne: French Music for Early Romantic Guitar

Contemporaneously with Napoleon’s rise, “Guitaromanie” reached its height in salons throughout the French capital.

Whether for Fernando Sor’s new fantasia or Louis-Ange Carpentras’s arrangements of operas, new guitar works were entusiastically embraced, opening a new world of repertoire to the freshly empowered bourgeois musicians of post-Revolutionary era.

Thanks to its clarity, precision, richness, and diversity, its dramatic twists and turns, this Parisian music is as fresh today as it ...

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Venue

La Maison Française of NYU
16 Washington Mews