LeStrange Viols
Brian Hall

A Rich and Expressive Smorgasbord, with LeStrange Viols

The ensemble LeStrange Viols has dipped into a 16th-century book of expressive ideas and brought to life an album’s worth of gems. The lush result is called “Aeternum” and WCRB has chosen it as our CD of the Week.

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This Week's CD of the Week

LeStrange Viols
Brian Hall

The ensemble LeStrange Viols has dipped into a 16th-century book of expressive ideas and brought to life an album’s worth of gems.  The lush result is called “Aeternum” and WCRB has chosen it as our CD of the Week.

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