In which markfromireland makes a small musical digression

"No I can’t stand it, it’s boring and pompous" that’s taken from a friend’s emailed description of the Prelude to Charpentier’s ‘Te Deum’. On closer enquiry it turns out that she’d only ever heard it played at the start of Eurovision broadcasts. Fair enough the "Eurovision" version of it is badly played and is indeed a crashingly pompous bore. Which is a pity — because how it should sound is like this:

Source: Prélude (Te Deum de Marc-Antoine CHARPENTIER) – YouTube

One thought on “In which markfromireland makes a small musical digression

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *