Tous ces tombeaux (Testudo)
Peter De Cleyn Tous ces tombeaux
2x (22 x 29 x 4 cm)
"French lute music from the 17th century is imbued with dance like no other. Even a piece like Le Tombeau, a short meditative piece in memory of or in tribute to a noble person or friend, is essentially a slow allemande. None tribute in this work of art but bitter reality. Who did not see the aerial photos of a hastily improvised cemetery in Manaus (Brazil)? Anonymously and without ritual, the Covid-infected dead were carried to the grave and hastily covered with earth. And there were still waiting open potholes…"