COUPERIN: Ariane consolée par Bacchus

1 CD - Aparté AP130
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Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset
original title: Couperin: Ariane Consolé par Bacchus: Rousset
collection: APARTE

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  • Couperin came from a dynasty of musicians very much in the public eye, starting with the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV. This dynasty would remain important after the death of Francois Couperin, known as Couperin le Grand ('the Great'). Chosen personally by the Sun King for the Chapelle Royale at Versailles, he was quickly forgotten after his death, being eclipsed by Rameau. However history would consider him the most accomplished expression of French genius in the 18th century.
    Here, the cantata 'Ariane consolée par Bacchus' is unveiled and served by a dream cast led by Christophe Rousset.
    This first release on the Aparté label is the forerunner of a boxed set to celebrate the occasion of Couperin's 250th birthday.

    1-6 Ariane consolée par Bacchus, cantata
    7-15 Apothéose de Lully
    16-22 Apollon persuade Lully et Corelli que la réunion des Goûts français et italien doit faire la perfection de la musique. Essai en forme d'ouverture.
    23-29 Le Parnasse ou l'Apothéose de Corelli, 1724 Grande Sonade en trio


  • Les Talens Lyriques
    Christophe Rousset


    Stéphane Degout [baritone]
    Les Talens Lyriques:
    Christophe Coin [viol]
    Laura Mónica Pustilnik [lute]
    Atsushi Sakai [viol]
    Gilone Gaubert-Jacques, Virginie Descharmes [violins]
    Jocelyn Daubigney, Stefanie Troffaes [flutes]
    Gilles Vanssons, Vincent Blanchard [oboes]
  • 1 CD - 1h 17mn 0s
    upc/ean. 3149028078329
    ref. AP130
    release date. 2016-09-16
 

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