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Musicalische Compagney, Berlin (Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble)

Founded: 1972 - Berlin, Germany

The Musicalische Compagney is an international early music ensemble based in Berlin. It began its activities in 1972 and has worked since 1974 in what has become its worldwide character as respected name brands. The Director of the ensemble is Holger Eichhorn. Under the motto Motto Versuch über die wahre Art (Essay on the True Art), wants to play period music, the ensmble brings a historically responsible representation of the relationship of sound, language and emotion in line with current placement.

This purpose is the study of the relevant sources and an experimental approach to problems of aesthetics, rhetoric and expression. These rhythmic vitality speaking - this and much more is better to aim to attract the movements of the mind, to change and to breastfeed. The focus of the work in addition to the instrumental music (canzoni, sonatas and suites primarily with prongs, violins, trumpets, dulcianes, chitarrones, organ) is the vocal / instrumental sacred music of the 17th Century, especially the works of Heinrich Schütz.

Source: Musicalische Compagney Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2012)
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Aryeh Oron (November 2012)

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