Don Satz wrote:
>Preference for baroque chamber, orchestral, and vocal music on period
>instruments - Bach is favorite composer - Handel one of best composers -
>Mozart and Haydn two of best composers - strong liking for early and late
>romantic music - chamber music is favorite medium -strong dislike for
>emotionally over-the-top romantic music, crossover music, and works
>displaying a high level of eclecticism.
Not to nitpick, but Handel's music certainly displayed a high level of
eclecticism for its day, incorporating French, Italian, and German style
and technique. And what about Lully, where would you put him?
Michael Cooper ([log in to unmask])