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Versailles and Paris Month: Le Concert Spirituel

Sunday 17 February 2008 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Catherine Bott meets Herve Niquet, current director of Le Concert Spirituel, the noted French concert society. She also talks to musicologist Jean-Paul Montagnier, from Nancy University.

The trio talk about the composers and performers who were closely associated with Le Concert, the first concert organisation in France specialising in performance of French grands motets. Featuring music by Mondonville, Campra, Gilles and Leclair.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist


Andre Campra: Notus in Judea Deus:
Prelude & Choeur
Peter Harvey
Le Concert Spirituel
Herve Niquet, director
Adda 581250
Tracks 12 & 13

Leclair: Concerto for flute Op 7 no 3 in C major - 1st movement allegro
Rachel Brown
Collegium Musicum 90
Simon Standage, director
CHAN 0564
Track 7

Jean Gilles: Diligam te, Domine - opening movement
Tom Phillips, tenor
Choeur et Orchestre de la Chapelle Royale
Philippe Herreweghe, director
HMC 901341
Track 8

Mondonville: Sonata en Symphonie Op.3 No.1
Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski
Deutsche Grammophon Archiv Produktion 457 600-2
Tracks 1 - 3

Clerambault: Orphee - Cependant le heros arrive
Noemi Rime, soprano
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie
HMC 901329 tr 20

Jean-Joseph Mouret: Suites de Symphonies - 1st suite
Maurice Andre, trumpet
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Jean-Pierre Wallez, director
EMI CDC 7471402
Tracks 1 - 4

Mondonville: Dominus regnavit - Gloria Patri
Les Arts Florissants & Choir
William Christie
Erato 0630 17791-2
Track 6




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