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Rameau: Que Les Mortels Servent De Modele Aux Dieux... / Haas, Ausonia

Rameau / Ausonia / Warnier / Richard / Haas
Release Date: 05/12/2009 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 142  
Composer:  Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud RichardEugenie Warnier
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This program is destined for recording and concerts but not for scene. It was thus important to conceive a layout that allows the music to generate dramatic tension. Zoroastre and Zaïs, written around the same time (created in 1749 and 1748), have been treated like two poles : on the one hand, Zoroastre is the darkest tragedy Rameau ever wrote music for; and on the other hand Zaïs is the most graceful and human entertainment of Rameau, the one that is the less subject to the dramas caused by time - but also his less known work nowadays, despite all the wonders it contains. Frédérick Haas This program is destined for recording and concerts but not for scene. It was thus important to conceive a layout that allows the music to generate dramatic tension. Zoroastre and Zaïs, written around the same time (created in 1749 and 1748), have been treated like two poles : on the one hand, Zoroastre is the darkest tragedy Rameau ever wrote music for; and on the other hand Zaïs is the most graceful and human entertainment of Rameau, the one that is the less subject to the dramas caused by time - but also his less known work nowadays, despite all the wonders it contains. Frédérick Haas Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Zaïs: Overture by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
Period: Baroque 
2.
Zaïs: Eveillez-vous, troupe immortelle by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
3.
Zaïs: Aurore by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
4.
Zaïs: Chantez oiseaux, chantez by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Eugenie Warnier (Soprano), Arnaud Richard (Bass)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
5.
Zoroastre: Gavotte and Menuets by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
6.
Zaïs: Les torrents s'ouvrent un passage by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
7.
Zoroastre: Cruels tyrans qui régnez dans mon coeur by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
8.
Zoroastre: C'en est donc fait, perfide by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
9.
Zoroastre: Osons achever de grands crimes by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
10.
Zoroastre: Ah, nos fureurs ne sont points vaines by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
11.
Zoroastre: Ballet figuré formé par la Haine by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
12.
Zoroastre: Ministres redoutés by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
13.
Zoroastre: Air des Prêtres by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
14.
Zaïs: Aquilons rompez votre chaîne by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
15.
Zoroastre: Tempête, Ciel! Quels éclats! by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
16.
Zoroastre: Air un peu gai by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
17.
Zoroastre: Quel tourment, où trouver la trace de ses pas? by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
18.
Zaïs: Entrée noble by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
19.
Zaïs: Venez aimable Zélidie by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
20.
Zaïs: Tambourins by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
21.
Zaïs: Coulez mes pleurs by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
22.
Zoroastre: Air tendre by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
23.
Zaïs: Déserts, disparaissez by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
24.
Zaïs: Air des bergers, Air pour les Sylphes by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
25.
Zoroastre: Non, ce n'est pas toujours pour ravager la terre by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Arnaud Richard (Bass), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
26.
Dardanus: Chaconne by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Frederick Haas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ausonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739/1744; France 

Sound Samples

Zais: Overture
Zais: Prologue: Eveillez-vous, troupe immortelle
Zais: Prologue: Aurore
Zais: Prologue: Chantez oiseaux, chantez
Zoroastre: Act I: Gavotte - Act II: Menuets
Zais: Prologue: Les torrents s'ouvrent un passage
Zoroastre: Act IV: Cruels tyrans qui regnez dans mon coeur
Zoroastre: Act IV: C'en est donc fait, perfide - Act I: Dieux terribles, dieux tout-puissants
Zoroastre: Act III: Osons achever de grands crimes
Zoroastre: Act IV: Ah, nos fureurs ne sont points vaines
Zoroastre: Act IV: Ballet figure forme par la Haine, le Desespoir et leur suite
Zoroastre: Act IV: Ministres redoutes
Zoroastre: Act IV: Air des Pretres
Zais: Act II: Aquilons rompez votre chaine
Zais: Act II: Tempete, Ciel! Quels eclats!
Zoroastre: Act II: Air un peu gai
Zoroastre: Act V: Quel tourment, ou trouver la trace de ses pas?
Zais: Act II: Entree noble
Zais: Act II: Simphonie, Venez aimable Zelidie
Zais: Act III: Tambourins
Zais: Act III: Coulez mes pleurs
Zoroastre: Act I: Air tendre
Zais: Act IV: Deserts, disparaissez
Zais: Air des bergers, Air pour les Sylphes
Zoroastre: Act II: Non, ce n'est pas toujours pour ravager la terre
Dardanus: Act V: Chaconne

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