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The Official 30th Anniversary Edition ()

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composed by André Campra, Franz Joseph Haydn, George Frederick Handel, Henry Purcell, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Unspecified

William Christie formed the ensemble Les Arts Florissants (the name taken from an opera by Marc-Antoine Charpentier), in 1979, primarily to explore the music of the French Baroque, which was then largely unknown to the general public. The group, which includes both instrumentalists and singers, has succeeded in bringing to light an incredibly rich repertoire from not only France, but from all over Europe, encompassing opera, choral, orchestral, vocal, and instrumental music. Christie's performances here, and throughout his ...

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  1. Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146: Roulement de timbales - Prélude
  2. Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146: Pleni sunt caeli et terra
  3. Requiem Mass: Ch?ur Introït: Requiem aeternam
  4. Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Ombra mau fù
  5. Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Rollend in schäumenden Wellen
  6. Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Von deiner Güt' o Herr und Gott
  7. Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Un cenno leggiadretto
  8. Violin Sonata in D major, Op.1/13, HWV 371: 1. Affettuoso
  9. Violin Sonata in D major, Op.1/13, HWV 371: 2. Allegro
  10. O, all ye people, clap your hands, sacred song for 2 sopranos, tenor, bass & continuo, Z. 138
  11. Hosanna to the highest, sacred song for bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 187
  12. Florete prata, motet
  13. Judicium Salomonis, histoire sacrée for 7 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 422: Song de Salomon: Simphonie
  14. Judicium Salomonis, histoire sacrée for 7 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 422: Song de Salomon: Grand Récit: Deus
  15. Exaudiat te Dominus (Psalm 19 (20)), grand motet (prev. attrib. Blanchard): Bruit de guerre - duo de basses-tailles
  16. Work(s): Un peccator pentito: Spargete sospiri
  17. Work(s): Grand office des Morts: Agnus Dei - Second Agnus Dei
  18. Untitled CD-ROM Track
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The Official 30th Anniversary Edition
2009, Virgin Classics

UPC: 400000018966

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2009, Virgin Classics

UPC: 5099968719203

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