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Composers of the Week:The Court of Louis XIV


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5/5. Donald Macleod focuses on the changing face of music at the French court during the last years of Louis XIV's reign.
Campra Two Passepieds (L 'Europe Galante) La Petite Bande, director Gustav Leonhardt Idomenee , Act 2 (excerpt) Soloists, Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
Collasse Cantique Spirituel No 4: Surles Vaines Occupations des Gens du Siècle Soloists, Les Talens Lyriques , director Christophe Rousset Mouret Les Amours de Ragonde, Act 3 Soloists, Les Musiciens de Louvre , director Marc Minkowski
Lully Repands , Charmante Nuit
Guillemette Laurens (mezzo), Capriccio Stravagante , Skip Sempre (harpsichord) Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Leonhardt Idomenee
Conductor: William Christie
Soloists: Les Talens Lyriques
Director: Christophe Rousset
Director: Mouret Les
Soloists: Les Musiciens de Louvre
Director: Marc Minkowski
Director: Lully Repands
Director: Charmante Nuit
Unknown: Guillemette Laurens
Unknown: Capriccio Stravagante

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