Evviva l'italia

Bach, Vivaldi, Haendel, Corelli

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Evviva

String orchestra, Harpsichord and conductor: Stéphane Fuget

Archangelo Corelli
(1653-17 13)
Concerti grossi da chiesa opus 6
Concerto n°8 Fatto per la Notte di Natale
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Antonio Vivaldi
(1678-1741)
Suonate da Camera a tre opus 1
Folia
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Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)
Concerto pour clavecin et cordes BWV 1056
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Francesco Geminiani
(1687-1762)
Sonates pour le violoncelle opus 5
Sonata n°6
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Antonio Vivaldi
(1678-1741)
Concerto pour cordes RV 128
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Georg Friedrich Haendel
(1685-1759)
Twelve Grand Concertos opus 6
Concerto n°4

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We make love by firelight

Charpentier, Delabarre, Lully, Le Camus, Marais

Let the night be long, impatient dawn...

Feu

Soprano: Claire Lefilliâtre, Theorbo: Claire Antonini, Viola: Lucile Boulanger, Harpsichord and conductor: Stéphane Fuget

Sébastien Le Camus
(1610-1677)
Laissez durer la nuit
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Jean-Henry d'Anglebert
(1629-1691)
Suite en sol
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Joseph Chabanceau de La Barre
(1633-1678)
Vous demandez pour qui mon coeur soupire
Quand une âme est bien atteinte
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Bénigne Bacilly
(1625-1690)
Il n'est parlé que de vos charmes
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Marin Marais
(1656-1728)
Le labyrinthe
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Honoré d'Ambruis
Le doux silence de nos bois
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Marc-Antoine Charpentier
(1643-1704)
Auprès du feu, l’on fait l'amour
Au bord d'une fontaine
Celle qui fait tout mon tourment
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Ennemond Gaultier
(1575-1651)
suite en ré
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Jean-Baptiste Lully
(1632-1687)
Rochers vous êtes sourds
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Michel Lambert
(1610-1696)
Ombre de mon amant

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Lacrime delle donne

Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Merula, Sances

Mary Magdalene, and you, Mary, are you weeping? He who was your joy is gone... What meaning has our existence when we lose those who we love the most?

Lacrime

Soprano: Claire Lefilliâtre, Viola: Lucile Boulanger, Harpsichord and conductor: Stéphane Fuget

Claudio Monteverdi
(1567-1643)
Salve Regina
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Johannes Hieronimus Kapsberger
(1580-1641)
Ancora il Rè nasce piangendo
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Girolamo Frescobaldi
(1583-1643)
Canzon La Trombocina
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Tarquinio Merula
(1595-1665)
Hor che tempo di dormire
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Diego Ortiz
(1510-1570)
Recercada 1 et 2
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Johannes Hieronimus Kapsberger
(1580-1641)
Figlio, dormi
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Michelangelo Rossi
(1597-1653)
Toccata Settima
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Giovanni Felice Sances
(1600-1679)
Stabat Mater Dolorosa
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Bartolomeo di Selma y Salaverde
Canzon
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Girolamo Frescobaldi
(1583-1643)
A pie della gran croce
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Domenico Mazzochi
(1592-1665)
La Maddalena ricorre lagrime
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Johan Jakob Froberger
(1616-1667)
Lamento
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Claudio Monteverdi
(1567-1643)
Lamento della Maddalena
(sopra il lamento d'Arianna)

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Tenebrae

Charpentier, Delalande, Brossard, Nivers

Spiralling female voices above flickering candle flames. Listen! They tremble in the night, full of vibration and light, and carry us with them over and above the fields of death. A reconstruction of Easter Friday Lamentations by candle light.

Tenebres

Soprano: Claire Lefilliâtre, Continuo, Direction: Stéphane Fuget.
The celebrant chants are sung by three female voices

Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers
(1632-1714)
Victimae paschali Laudes (orgue)
In Pace, in idipsum (antienne)
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Marc-Antoine Charpentier
(1643-1704)
Première Leçon pour le Vendredy Saint
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Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers
(1632-1714)
Deuxième Leçon pour le Vendredy Saint
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Michel-Richard Delalande
(1657-1726)
Troisième Leçon pour le Vendredy Saint
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Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers
(1632-1714)
O mors, ero mors tua (antienne)
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Sébastien de Brossard
(1655-1730)
Miserere mei Deus

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The voice of Marie

Pergolesi, Buxtehude, Vivaldi

From sunbathed Naples to the northern fog, she who sings is Mary. Her joy, her febrile expectations, her unlimited suffering... But this voice is also our own, crying out our own fears and anxieties... Where can we find comfort, if not in love?

Marie

Soprano: Claire Lefilliâtre, String orchestra, Harpsichord and conductor: Stéphane Fuget

Heinrich Franz Biber
(1644-1704)
Sonate du Rosaire n°1 : L’annonciation
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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
(1710-1736)
Salve Regina
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Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
(1623-1680)
Sonata a tre : Pastorale
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Georg Friedrich Haendel
(1685-1759)
Récitatif et Air HWV 230 : Ah! Che troppo ineguai
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Dietrich Buxtehude
(1637-1707)
Cantate : O dulcis Jesu
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Arcangelo Corelli
(1653-1713)
Concerto grosso op 6 n°8 Pour la Nuit de Noël
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Antonio Vivaldi
(1678-1741)
Motet RV 630 : Nulla in mundo pax sincera

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Stabat mater

Pergolesi, Haendel, Vivaldi

With Eléonore Pancrazi, Lyric revelation of the Victoires de la Musique 2019 and Jennifer Courcier, Grand Prix Enesco 2016.

Stabat

Mezzo Soprano: Eléonore Pancrazi, Soprano: Jennifer Courcier, String orchestra, Conductor: Stéphane Fuget

Antonio Vivaldi
Motet RV 629
Longe mala, umbrae, terrores
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Georg Friedrich Haendel
Récitatif et Air HWV 230
Ah! Che troppo ineguali
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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater

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The weapons and the flesh

Monteverdi

– You! What do you bring, rushing so?
– War and death!
– War and death, you shall have them!

Armes

3 sopranos, 1 mezzo-soprano, 2 ténors, 1 bass 2 violins, 2 altos theorboe, harp, harpsichord, organ, viola da gamba, lira da gamba, violone, cello, contrabass

Claudio Monteverdi
(1567-1643)
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Ballo delle Ingrate
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Lamento d’Arianna
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Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
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Lettera amorosa
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Pianto della Ninfa
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Partenza amorosa
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Ballo a cinque voci con doi violini

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grands motets

Lully

That day of wrath when the Earth will be reduced to ashes!

motets

Soloists, choir and orchestra(35 to 60 musicians): Caroline Arnaud, Benoît Arnould, Cyril Auvity, Luc Bertin-Hugault, Renaud Bres, Ambroisine Bré, Serge Goubioud, Claire Lefilliâtre, Marc Mauillon

Dies Irae
1683
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De Profundis
1683
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O Lachrymae fideles
1664

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Photography: Etienne Charbonnier