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Ensemble Moliere - King'S Playlist - Import CD

Ensemble Moliere - King'S Playlist - Import CD

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Chamber Music

March 22, 2024

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Catalog No.: CKD738

JAN/ISBN: 4589538809928

Number of Discs: 1

Country/Region of Manufacture: Import

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Ensemble Moliere

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A Day at the Court of the Sun King, performed by a new generation of British ensembles In 2021, Ensemble Molière, selected as the illustrious first organization of the New Generation Baroque Ensemble, jointly recommended by BBC Radio 3 and the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London, traces the masterpieces of Louis XIV's favorite composers in a trio sonata composition. This album is a collection of works by Louis XIV's favorite composers in trio sonatas. The program is composed of overtures, chamber music, background music for supper, music for the court theater, and music for bedtime, as if to trace a day in the life of the king, who had his musical forces stationed throughout Versailles and was immersed in music from morning to night. The program includes not only Lully, the composer most beloved by Louis XIV, but also Charpentier, who continued to compose music for the royal family after his death; Couperin, who was also the royal keyboard teacher; de Lalande, Lully's successor in the royal household; and the king himself, who performed the allegory of the sun when the centralization of power under Louis XIV became definitive. The development of the music, which converges with the masterpieces from the early days of the Marais that were played at bedtime, must make even Baroque fans keep going and going and going: ...... Even Baroque fans will be compelled to continue listening to the music.The London-based harpsichordist Satoko Doi-Lac (Satoko Doi) has skillfully condensed the vocal and orchestral pieces into a chamber music arrangement. The participation of a baroque bassoon adds an orchestral breadth to the intimacy of the chamber music, and the listener can enjoy the elegance characteristic of French baroque music in a wide variety of sounds. (Naxos Japan) Contents Marc-Antoine Charpentier(1643-1704): Overture (from "The Art of Blooming "*) Jean-Baptiste Lully(1632-1687): 1st & 2nd Aires (from "Phaeton "*) 3-7. françois coupland(1616-1687): the first and second ailes (from "Faeton")* 3.68-1733):Concerto No.2 in D major (from "Royal Concert") 3. prelude 4. allemande fugue Qir tendre 6. air contrefugue 7. echos 8-13. michel richard de lalande(1657-1726)The first suite (from "Sanphony for the King's Supper "*) Suite 1 (from "Sanfonie pour un Supper des Kings")* 8. 8. prelude 9. air grave 10. trio 11. gigue 12. petit air 13. Passacaille Overture (from "The King's Night Dance "*) 15. jean de caN'Bufort(c.1605-1661): "L'Ecce de l'enfant troublère" (from "The King's Night Dance")* 16. 16. author unknown: The King at sunrise (from "The King's Night Dance "*) 17-21. marin-marais(1656-1728):Suite in G minor (excerpts from "Trio for the King's Sleep") 17. Prelude 18. Sarabande 19. rondeau 20. Plainte 21. Menuet * Arranged by Satoko Doi-Lac Running time: 49 min. Performers Ensemble Moliere (with ancient instruments) Flavia Harty (flauto traverso) Alice Earle (Violin) Kate Conway (bass de viol [viola da gamba]) Catriona McDermid (bassoon) Satoko Doi-Lac (harpsichord) Recorded March 6-8, 2023 St. Margaret's Church National Centre for Ancient Music, York, UK

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