Stories, topoi , imagination of early 17th century told through four musical paths describing thoughts and climates of those days.
Talk about 17th century through music means to guide spectator to literary and emotional path. Every "Story" will be presented by an actor who will recite the plot and , during performance, some pictures will be projected to drive spectator through narrative itinerary and to help him to identify and to understand all music pieces.
The beginnings of piano in the first ‘800 hold pearls of rare beauty from composition and expressive point of view.
Time of Fortepiano was just finished and modern concept of piano were far away, the beginning of XIX century was a big sound experimentation factory where ancient instruments like the violin (throughout the century violin had strings and evolving bow) and “new” instruments like piano joined together producing an exciting challenge for the composer.
Kuhlau were successful in entirely combining romantic melody, innovated and redesigned compared with the past through new skills on the piano keyboard, with advanced violin writing.