One must never say to art: Thou shalt go no further. One is always going further, and one should always go further.
Telemann leaves behind a monumental collection of work: 1,000 suites for orchestras, 600 French overtures, 40 operas, 44 passions, and 1700 sacred cantatas. His works spread throughout Europe, from Scandinavia to Italy, and Russia to Spain! But in return, he was deemed someone who valued quantity over quality, and after his death his music was quickly forgotten. Today he has regained his deserved recognition as an inescapable figure of the Baroque, and it is now possible to rediscover his legacy.
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