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|BBC Proms Saturday Matinee 2: Les 24 Violons du Roy|
|The second in the Proms Saturday Matinee series featured French Baroque music from the period of Louis XIV, performed by Les 24 Violons du Roy and conducted by Roger Norrington. Interestingly, there was some common ground with the Concert Spirituel concert I reviewed earlier in the Proms season in that they were both projects attempting to recreate 18th-century orchestras. In the case of Le Concert Spirituel, they had recreated Handel’s orchestra (especially the wind instruments) for British royal occasions.|
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