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These young musicians who shake up the classic


Bach on the guitar, Marin Marais on the cello, Platti on the kora or La Traviata on the violin… Classical musicians are increasingly reviving an ancestral practice that is more fashionable than ever.


a-sol-la…” It floats like a flamenco tune over the pinch of the famous

Toccata and Fugue in D minor

for organ, which opens Thibault Cauvin’s new album just released by Sony.

At the dawn of his 40th birthday, the Bordelais, who revolutionized the classical guitar in France, assumes.

“This 'tigadi' has a little

Aranjuez side to it


he says.

I wanted to play this card thoroughly.

Not by pulling the score in all directions, but by making sure that whoever listens to this piece for the first time can think that it could have been composed for guitar.

It does not pass little “tricks”.

Like lightening or shortening chords that you can't hold as long as on the organ.

And, in return, to offer more accentuation, to enhance the almost bouncy rhythmic side of the fugue.

Bach on modern guitar?

Thibault Cauvin dreamed of it since childhood.

But without daring to confront it on record.

The surfer who divides his life between his concerts at the end of the world and the

"line up"

of Lacanau makes the link...

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Source: lefigaro

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