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Joseph Chabanceau de La Barre


About this Artist

JOSEPH CHABANCEAU DE LA BARRE (1633-c. 1678) came from a family of musicians prominent in Paris for about 150 years, and was, like his father before him, organist of the royal chapel. He is represented on this program with a setting of a poem about the paradox that love is increasingly popular despite its ill effects.

— Howard Posner plays lute and Baroque guitar and practices appellate law in Los Angeles.