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    Baroque music is enjoying a Renaissance.And these musicians can claim much of the credit.Some compare Les Arts Florissants to a familywith American-born William Christie as its father figure.He set up the ensemble 30 years agowith the aim of shaking up Baroque, which he thought

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    nobody at the time was playing very well.We wanted to do things differently.We weren't happy with what we'd heard.Which I think is legitimate.And I think every generation goesthrough this kind of questioning.Les Arts Florissants rarely ventureoutside the Baroque repertoire.But rather than limiting them, theysee it as a way of becoming very good at what they do.

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    When you specialize in something, you learn tricks.It's just like an athlete, essentially.You're going through a set of exercises, you see.I have that satisfaction of doing what ...

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