was active as a Kapellmeister at the Saxon-Lauenburg court for a
staggering 60 years.
? Fischer introduced the French keyboard style to Germany, a sign of the
German court’s efforts to emulate the grand way of living and culture of
Versailles and its Sun King. His keyboard suites have French titles: Pieces
de Clavessin, suites of courtly dances. His style is a fusion of the elaborate
and ornamented French style and the German Stylus Phantasticus of his
compatriots Froberger and Buxtehude.
? Tony Millán is one of Spain’s foremost keyboard players, he is equally at
home in the Baroque as in the 20th century. He plays a magnificent copy
of a Christian Vater harpsichord (1738), built by Andrea Restelli, using the
? Liner notes written by the artist.