Couperin: Apothéoses / London Baroque

> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - I. Corelli at the foot of Mount Parnassus asks the Muses to welcome him amongst them.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - II. Corelli, enchanted by his favourable reception at Mount Parnassus, expresses his joy. He proceeds with his followers.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - III. Corelli drinks at the well of Hypocrene. His followers proceed.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - IV. Corelli's exaltation at drinking at the waters of Hypocrene.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - V. After his exaltation, Corelli now falls asleep; his followers attend with some very quiet music.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - VI. The Muses wake Corelli and place him next to Apollo.
> Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli - VII. Corelli gives thanks.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - I. Lully in the Elysian Fields making music with the spirits of the underworld.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - II. Air for the same.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - III. Mercury flies to the Elysian Fields to warn of Apollo's impending arrival there.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - IV. Descent of Apollo, who comes to offer his violin to Lully and a place on Parnassus.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - V. Subterranean rumblings caused by Lully's contemporaries.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - VI. Lamentations of the same for flutes or very muted violins.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - VII. Lully is elevated to Parnassus.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - VIII. The welcome (both kind and guarded) given to Lully by Corelli and the Italian Muses.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - IX. Lully's thanks to Apollo.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - X. Apollo persuades Lully and Corelli that ... French and Italian styles would make perfection in Music: Essay in the form of an overture.
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - XI. Lully plays the subject and Corelli accompanies it (First Air); Corelli plays the subject ...and Lully accompanies it (Second Air)
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - XII: The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): I. Gravement
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - XIII. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): II. Saillie (Vivement)
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - XIV. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): III. Rondement
> L'Apotheose de Lulli - XV. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): IV. Vivement
> La Sultane - — - — - Air tendrement - — - Legerement - Vivement
> La Steinquerque - Gayement (Bruit de Guerre) - Lentement - Gravement - Legerement - Mouvement de Fanfares - Lentement - Gravement - Gayement

Album Summary

>Couperin, François : Le Parnasse, ou L'apotheose de Corelli
>Couperin, François : L'Apotheose de Lully
>Couperin, François : Sonata for 2 Violins, Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo in D minor "La sultane"
>Couperin, François : Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in B flat major "La Steinquerque"
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>Couperin, François : Le Parnasse, ou L'apothéose de Corelli
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1724
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Couperin, François : L'Apothéose de Lully
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1725
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Couperin, François : Sonata for 2 Violins, Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo in D minor "La sultane"
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Couperin, François : Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in B flat major "La Steinquerque"
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Studio/Live: Studio