BOSSE, Abraham
(b. 1602, Paris, d. 1676, Paris)

Musical Society

c. 1635
Copper engraving
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

Bosse's genre scenes provide a source of documentation on 17th-century French life and manners. This engraving represents Hearing from a series entitled Five senses.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 2 minutes):
Georg Muffat: Concerto grosso No. 9, VI Borea