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The Court of Louis XIV

Part Three

At Versailles, some 20,000 staff and courtiers were kept under the watchful eye of their King while he diverted them with a constant round of entertainments. Presented by Donald Macleod.


1 hour


La Mariage de la Grosse Cathos: Air
London Oboe Band, directed by Paul Goodwin
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907122 track 2

Persée: Prologue (extract)
Laurent Slaars (tenor), Robert Getchell (high-tenor), Béatrice Mayo Felip (soprano), Les Talens Lyriques, directed by Christophe Rousset
Astree E 8874  CD1 tracks 1-5

2 Airs Serieux
Wilbert Hazelzet (traverse), Jaap ter Linden (viola da gamba), Konrad JungHänel (theorbo), Jacques Ogg (harpsichord)
Glossa GCD 920801  tracks 24-25

De Profundis S.23
Ex Cathedra Chamber Choir and Baroque Orchestra, directed by Jeffrey Skidmore
ASV CDGAU 141 tracks 5-13

Isis: Scene du froid, scene des forges
Sophie Daneman (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor), Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie
Erato 0927 44655-2 tracks 10 +11

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