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The Court of Louis XIV

Part Four

Life at Versailles was a constant round of entertainment and extravagance and on special occasions, Louis' courtiers could look forward to his Grand Divertissements. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Philidor: 
La Marche Royal
La Simphonie du Marais, directed by Hugo Reyne
Virgin Classics VM 561 778-2 track 11

Lully: 
Psyché: Prélude pour les trompettes, Chantons les plaisirs charmants
Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie
Erato 0927 44655-2 tracks 1 + 2

Lully: 
Le Divertissement Royal: Danse de Neptune, Les suivants de Neptune, Symphonie des Plaisirs, Prélude des Trompettes, Les Hommes et Femmes armés
Le Concert des Nations, directed by Jordi Savall
Alia Vox AV 9807 tracks 9, 10, 17, 11, 12

Desmarest: 
Te Deum de Paris
Le Concert Spirituel, directed by Hervé Niquet
Glossa GCD 921607 tracks 13-26




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