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Les Arts Florissants 40 ans ()

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composed by André Campra, Antoine Dauvergne, Carlo Gesualdo, Claudio Monteverdi, George Frederick Handel, Honoré D'Ambruys, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Johann Sebastian Bach, Luigi Rossi, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Michel Lambert, Sébastien de Brossard

The ensemble Les Arts Florissants, founded and for many years headed by American-French conductor William Christie, specializes in the music of the French Baroque. That might seem a poor fit with a greatest-hits collection like this one: surely anyone interested in the French Baroque will already have heard many of the selections included on this three-disc set, celebrating the group's 40th anniversary in 2019. Actually, though, the influence of Les Arts Florissants has been so fundamental that a survey of this kind is ...

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  1. Les Arts Florissants, opera, H. 487: Ouverture
  2. Atys, opera, LWV 53: Ouverture
  3. Atys, opera, LWV 53: Prélude. Le Sommeil: Dormons, dormons tous III, 2
  4. Castor et Pollux, tragédie en musique: Troupe de Spartiates: Que tout gémisse I, 1
  5. Castor et Pollux, tragédie en musique: Télaïre: Tristes apprêts, pâles flambeaux I, 3
  6. Anacréon, acte de ballet: Anacréon: Quel bruit? Quelle clarté? Sc. 2
  7. Les Indes galantes, opéra-ballet: Zaïre: Amour, quand du destin III, 3
  8. David et Jonathas, tragédie en musique, H. 490: Oú suis-je? Qu'ai-je fait? Prologue, I
  9. David et Jonathas, tragédie en musique, H. 490: David: Ciel! Quel triste combat en ces lieux me rappelle? I, 3
  10. Le Malade imaginaire, incidental music for soloists, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 495: Premier intermède: Notte e di v'amo e v'adoro
  11. Pygmalion, acte de ballet: Fatal Amour, cruel vainqueur sc 1-3
  12. Idomeneo Rè di Creta, opera: Venez, Gloire, Fierté I, 9
  13. Idomeneo Rè di Creta, opera: Ch?ur de peuples qui font naufrage: Ô Dieux! ô justes Dieux! II, 1
  14. Orfeo, opera: Lasciate Averno III, 10
  15. Dardanus, tragédie en musique: Hâtons-nous courons à la gloire IV 4
  16. La vénitienne, comédie-ballet: Livrons-nous au sommeil II, 2
  17. Jephté, opera: Marche du son des tambourins, Ch?ur: Ô jour heureux II, 6
  18. Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146: Prélude
  19. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah!
  20. The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264: IV. She put on righteousness. Chorus
  21. Le reniement de Saint Pierre, histoire sacrée for 5 voices, chorus & continuo, H. 424
  22. O Sapientia, motet for 3 voices & continuo, H. 37 (Premier O)
  23. Spargete sospiri
  24. Chi vol che m'innamori, motet for alto, tenor, bass & 3 strings (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV 256
  25. O ciechi il tanto affaticar che giova, motet for 5 voices & 2 violins (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV 252
  26. Salve Regina, motet for 3 voices & continuo, LWV 77/13
  27. Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, oratorio, HWV 46a: Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa
  28. Cantique sur le bonheur des justes, motet, S. 127: Heureux, qui de la sagesse
  29. Te Deum laudamus, grand motet, S. 32: Simphonie
  30. Te Deum laudamus, grand motet, S. 32: Te Deum laudamus
  31. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Benedictus
  32. Miserere mei, for treble, chamber chorus & continuo, SdB. 53
  33. Zefiro Torna, madrigal for 2 tenors and continuo (from Book 9 & Scherzi musicali), SV 251
  34. Lamento Della Ninfa, madrigal in 3 sections for 1-4 voices (from Book 8), SV 163
  35. Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, dramatic cantata (from Book 8), SV 153
  36. Se i languidi miei sguardi (Lettera amorosa), madrigal for soprano (from Book 7), SV 141
  37. Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba, madrigal for 5 voices (from Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata), SV 111/1: Prima parte: Incenerite spoglie
  38. Non t'amo, o voce ingrata, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 3), W. 3/43
  39. Le Doux Silence de Nos Bois
  40. Le Repos, L'Ombre, le Silence
  41. Sans murmurer, for 3 voices & continuo (Airs à une, II, III et IV parties avec la Basse Continue)
  42. La Mort de Didon, cantata for voice & ensemble
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Les Arts Florissants 40 ans
2019, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 400000237596

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Les Arts Florissants 40 ans
2019, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 3149020937785

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