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Episode 3

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 12 December 2012

During his term as conductor at the Paris Opéra, Marais would enjoy the biggest success of his career with the production of "Alcione" in 1706. Meanwhile the tragic death of his two daughters brings Delalande closer to the King. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Marin Marais
    00:00

    Marin Marais Fantaisie (book 3)

    Performer: Luca Guglielmi (Harpsichord), Friederike Heumann (Bass Viola da gamba), Xavier Díaz-Latorre (Theorbo), Sophie Watillon (Bass Viola da gamba), Evangelina Mascardi (Guitar)

    Alpha: 036, 3

  • Image for Marin Marais
    00:03

    Marin Marais 1st Suite Alcione (1706)

    Performers: Le Concert des Nations Jordi Savall (director)

    Astree Naive: ES9945

  • Image for Michel-Richard de Lalande
    00:19

    Michel-Richard de Lalande Dies irae

    Performers: Linda Perillo (soprano) Patrizia Kwella (soprano) Howard Crook (alto) Hervé Lamy (tenor) Peter Harvey (baritone) La Chapelle Royale Philippe Herreweghe (director)

    Harmonia Mundi: HMC901352

  • Image for Marin Marais
    00:49

    Marin Marais Semele (extracts)

    Performers: Jaël Azzarretti (soprano) - The Priestess Marc Labonnette (baritone) - The Great Priest Le Concert Spirituel Hervé Niquet (director)

    Glossa: GCD 921614

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