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A French Baroque Diva ()

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composed by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Joseph-Hector Fiocco, Louis de Lacoste, Michel-Richard de Lalande

Both the music and especially the central figure on this release by British soprano Carolyn Sampson will be largely unfamiliar to most listeners, for the vocal music of the French Baroque has received many fewer contextual studies on recordings than its English and Italian counterparts. Marie Fel was the star singer of mid-18th century Paris, a Bordeaux native who was discovered by an agent of the Paris Opera when she was 20. Roughly as Senesino was to Handel, she was an inspiration to Rameau, and many other composers wrote ...

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  1. Philomène, opera: Scene 1. Prologue. Ah! quand reviendront nos beaux jours?
  2. Exurgat Deus, grand motet, S. 71: Regna terrae
  3. Te Deum laudamus, grand motet, S. 32: Sinfonie
  4. Te Deum laudamus, grand motet, S. 32: Tu rex gloriae
  5. Te Deum laudamus, grand motet, S. 32: Tu ad liberandum suscepturus hominem
  6. Salve regina, for soprano & orchestra: Salve regina, salve mater
  7. Salve regina, for soprano & orchestra: Ad te clamamus, exsules, filii Evae
  8. Salve regina, for soprano & orchestra: O clemens, o pia
  9. Castor et Pollux, tragédie en musique: Act 1. Scenes 2-3. Un tendre intérêt vous appelle - Tristes apprêts
  10. Platée ou Junon jalouse, opera: Act 3. Scene 4. Amour, lance tes traits
  11. Daphnis et Alcimadure: Act 1. Scene 2. Gasouillats auzeléts
  12. Laudate pueri, for soprano & orchestra: Laudate pueri
  13. Laudate pueri, for soprano & orchestra: A solis ortu
  14. Laudate pueri, for soprano & orchestra: Alleluia
  15. Venite Exultemus: Venite, adoremus
  16. Les Surprises de l'Amour, opéra-ballet: Act 2. Scenes 3, 5 & 6. La lyre enchantée. Accordez vos sons et vos pas
  17. Les Surprises de l'Amour, opéra-ballet: Act 2. Scenes 3, 5 & 6. La lyre enchantée. Gavotte: Lyre enchanteresse
  18. Les Surprises de l'Amour, opéra-ballet: Act 2. Scenes 3, 5 & 6. La lyre enchantée. Écoutons... D'un doux frémissement
  19. Les Surprises de l'Amour, opéra-ballet: Act 2. Scenes 3, 5 & 6. La lyre enchantée. Vole, Amour, prête-moi tes armes
  20. Les Surprises de l'Amour, opéra-ballet: Act 2. Scenes 3, 5 & 6. La lyre enchantée. Contredanse
  21. Cantate Domino, grand motet, S. 72: Viderunt omnes termini terrae
  22. Venite Exultemus: Hodie si vocem
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A French Baroque Diva
2014, Hyperion

UPC: 034571280356

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