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Les Arts Florissants

Les Arts Florissants and director William Christie perform a programme of music by Campra, Couperin, Clerambault and others at the 2014 Classical Nights in Girona Festival.

The French Air - The Art of Intimacy:

Les Arts Florissants and director William Christie, among the world's finest interpreters of French Baroque music, perform a programme celebrating some of the greatest examples of French 'Airs', one of the most characteristic musical styles of the French Baroque. Their concert includes airs by Campra, Couperin, Clérambault and more, recorded at the Classical Nights in Girona Festival in 2014.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • André Campra

    Volez, hymen, volez quand l'amour vous appelle - from 'Enée et Didon'

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants.
  • François Couperin

    Excerpts from Recueil d’airs serieux

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants.
  • Gaspard le Roux

    Suite in D

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants.
  • Marin Marais

    Les voix humaines (arr. for theorbo)

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
  • André Campra

    Les Femmes, cantata

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
  • Louis‐Nicolas Clérambault

    Régnez, brillante Flore, from 'L'île de Délos', air

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
  • Michel Pignolet de Montéclair

    Sortez, tonnez, vents furieux, from 'L'enlevement d'Orithie', air

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
  • Louis‐Nicolas Clérambault

    Monarque redoute de ces royaumes sombres, from 'Orphee', air

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
  • André Campra

    Que vois-je! Quel objet!, from 'Le Triomphe de la Folie', duet

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants.

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