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Les Grandes Eaux Musicales de Versailles - works by Rameau, Royer, Lully, Charpentier, Leclair, Campra / various artists

Album Summary

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Phaëton
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Armide
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Psychée
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Le bourgeois gentihomme, LWV 43
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Bellérophon, Opera, LWV 57
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Amadis
>Royer, Joseph-Nicolas-Pan : Pyrrhus
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Scylla & Glaucus
>Campra, André [Composer] : Tancrède
>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Alpha invites you to prolong the pleasure of your visit to Versailles with this recording of the music you heard in the gardens : a selection of great works played by some of the finest musicians of today. Almost two centuries of music, reviving the fabulous history of the palace up to mideighteen century and representing opera, ballet, the air de cour and other genres, are performed here by Le Poème Harmonique (conductor Vincent Dumestre), Pygmalion (conductor Raphaël Pichon), Café Zimmermann, Capriccio Stravagante Orchestra (conductor Skip Sempé), les Nouveaux Caractères (conductor Sébastien d’Hérin, l’Orchestre des Temps présents (conductor Olivier Schneebeli). You’ll also discover some unreleased excerpts from Campra’s Tancrède and Leclair’s Scylla & Glaucus.



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>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146 :: Prélude
  • Conductor: Vincent Dumestre
  • Ensemble: Le Poème Harmonique
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: ?1692

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146 :: Te aeternum Patrem
  • Conductor: Vincent Dumestre
  • Ensemble: Le Poème Harmonique
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: ?1692

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146 :: In te, Domine Speravi
  • Conductor: Vincent Dumestre
  • Ensemble: Le Poème Harmonique
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: ?1692

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Phaëton :: Quels spectacles charmants
  • Conductor: Skip Sempé
  • Ensemble: Café Zimmermann
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Armide :: Passacaille
  • Conductor: Sébastien d'Hérin
  • Ensemble: Café Zimmermann
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Psychée :: Ouverture
  • Conductor: Skip Sempe
  • Ensemble: l'Orchestre des Temps Présents
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1678

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Le bourgeois gentihomme, LWV 43 :: Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs
  • Conductor: Skip Sempe
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Ballet

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Le bourgeois gentihomme, LWV 43 :: Reprise de la marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs
  • Conductor: Skip Sempe
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Ballet

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Bellérophon, Opera, LWV 57 :: Quels spectacles charmants
  • Conductor: Skip Sempe
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Amadis :: Chaconne
  • Conductor: Skip Sempe
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Royer, Joseph-Nicolas-Pan : Pyrrhus :: Act 4
  • Conductor: Michael Greenberg
  • Ensemble: Les Enfants D'apollon
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Scylla & Glaucus :: Ouverture
  • Performers: Emoke Barath; Anders Dahlin (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Sebastien d'Herin
  • Ensemble: Les Nouveaux Caractères
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1746

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Scylla & Glaucus :: Act 5. Scenes 2 & 3
  • Performers: Emoke Barath; Anders Dahlin (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Sebastien d'Herin
  • Ensemble: Les Nouveaux Caractères
  • Running Time: 8 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1746

>Campra, André [Composer] : Tancrède :: Act 4. Scène 1
  • Performers: Benoît Arnould (Bass Baritone); Anne-Marie Beaudette; Alain Buet (Bass Baritone); Isabelle Druet (Voice); Marie Favier; Éric Martin-Bonnet (Bass Baritone); Chantal Santon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Olivier Schneebeli
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1702

>Campra, André [Composer] : Tancrède :: Act 5. Scène 1
  • Performers: Benoît Arnould (Bass Baritone); Anne-Marie Beaudette; Alain Buet (Bass Baritone); Isabelle Druet (Voice); Marie Favier; Éric Martin-Bonnet (Bass Baritone); Chantal Santon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Olivier Schneebeli
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1702

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus :: Ouverture
  • Performers: Benoît Arnould (Bass Baritone); Gaelle Arquez; Alain Buet (Bass); Romain Champion (Tenor); Emmanuelle de Negri; Sabine Devieilhe; Bernard Richter; Konstantin Wolff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Raphaël Pichon
  • Ensemble: Pygmalion (Chorus/Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1739

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus :: Chaconne
  • Performers: Benoît Arnould (Bass Baritone); Gaelle Arquez; Alain Buet (Bass); Romain Champion (Tenor); Emmanuelle de Negri; Sabine Devieilhe; Bernard Richter; Konstantin Wolff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Raphaël Pichon
  • Ensemble: Pygmalion (Chorus/Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1739

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus :: Tambourins - Chantons tous
  • Performers: Benoît Arnould (Bass Baritone); Gaelle Arquez; Alain Buet (Bass); Romain Champion (Tenor); Emmanuelle de Negri; Sabine Devieilhe; Bernard Richter; Konstantin Wolff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Raphaël Pichon
  • Ensemble: Pygmalion (Chorus/Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1739