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L’Esprit Baroque

thu 28 oct 2021 20:00 

The baroque spirit in all his musical shapes.

Today, music by Michel-Richard de Lalande, court composer to Louis XIV and the most important composer of ‘grands motets’.

Michel-Richard de Lalande (1657 – 1726)

1. Te Deum (1684) (S.32)
– Te Deum laudamus
– Te aeternum Patrem
– Tibi omnes angeli
– Sanctus sanctus sanctus
– Te gloriosus apostolorum
– Te per orbem terrarum
– Tu Rex gloriae
– Tu ad liberandum
– Tu devicto mortis aculeo
– Tu ad dexteram Dei sedes
– Te ergo quaesumus
– Aeterna fac cum sanctis
– Salvum fac populum tuum
– Et rege eos
– Per singulos dies benedicamus Te
– Dignare Domine
– Miserere nostri
– In Te Domine speravi
Emmanuelle de Negri, Dagmar Sasková, soprano. Sean Clayton, countertenor. Curil Auvity, tenor. André Morsch, bass. Ensemble Vocal Aedes and Le Poème Harmonique conducted by Vincent Dumestre
(cd: Majesté – Grands motets pour le Roi-Soleil. Alpha Classics 968, 2018)

2. Suite no 7 in G minor cl.t. “Grande pièce royale” (S.161)
– Un peu lent
– Fugato
– Doucement
– Gracieusement
– Gayement
– Vivement

3. From ‘Les fontaines de Versailles’ (S.133)
– Ouverture
– Chaconne
– Heureux séjour
– Finissons nos concerts

addition:
4. From ‘Concert d’Esculape’ (S.134): Ouverture
Margot Rood, soprano. Boston Early Music Festival Vocal Ensemble and Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble conducted by Stephen Stubbs and Paul O’Dette
(cd: Les fontaines de Versailles. CPO 555 097-2, 2020)

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