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The Court of Louis XIV

Part One

Monday 27 September 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 4 October 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 1 August 2005 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 8 August 2005 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

France's 'Sun King' surrounded himself with music and enlisted an army of musicians to adorn what became the most magnificent court in Europe. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Delalande: 
Prélude avec les trompettes
La Simphonie du Marais, conducted by Hugo Reyne
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901337/40 CD1 track 1

Delalande: 
6th Suite: Airs du Ballet de Flore ou de Trianon
La Simphonie du Marais, conducted by Hugo Reyne
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901337/40 CD2 tracks 28-36

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: 
Suite in g minor
Carole Cerasi (harpsichord)
Metronome METCD 1026 tracks 9-15

Lully: 
Ballet Royal de Flore (excerpts)
La Simphonie du Marais, conducted by Hugo Reyne
Accord 461 804-2 tracks 1-4

Visée: 
Pièces en ré mineur
Rafael Andia (baroque guitar)
Harmonia Mundi HMA 1901186  track 6




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