“Autumn Leaves” Goes Baroque

In case my little blog about hot jazz and eighteenth century classical music seems unusual, here’s “Autumn Leaves,” arranged as a French air for period instrument orchestra:

In the end, they’re all just tunes.

Incidentally, I’ve been enjoying Patrick Cohen-Akenine’s work with his phenomenal orchestra Les Folies Françoises for years, even purchasing full-length works just to hear the ensemble’s gutty, tense and completely transparent strings. For more on Cohen-Akenine’s meticulous attention to those strings and his latest project, check out this article here.

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