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Concert Parisien / Quintana, Jeay, Plouffe, Quintana


Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 29926   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean-Philippe RameauMichel BlavetAntoine ForquerayJean Marie Leclair,   ... 
Performer:  Hélène PlouffeJuan Manuel QuintanaGrégoire JeayLuc Beauséjour
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Grégoire Jeay, Hélène Plouffe, Juan Manuel Quintana and Luc Beauséjour present a program of elegant, imaginative music that could have been performed at one of the typical concerts held in Paris in the middle of the 18th century.

While great and small courts were building imitations of Versailles and adopting the language and style of the Sun King, intellectuals and avant-garde artists were thronging to Paris, which had become the fount of culture. The musical evenings held at the farmer-general Le Riche de La Poplinière eclipsed all other musical evenings in Paris. Jean-Philippe Rameau became the herald of the most prestigious musicians of a younger generation raised on foreign music,
Read more including Jean-Marie Leclair (the greatest composer of violin sonatas in France), Jean-Baptiste Forqueray, Michel Blavet and Georg Philipp Telemann (an indefatigable promoter of French music), whose works are all heard on this CD.

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Works on This Recording

1. Pièces de clavecin en concerts: 3rd Concert by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1741; France 
2. Nouveaux quatuors en six suites "Paris Quartets": no 3 in G major, TV 43 no G 4 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
3. Sonatas (6) for Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 3: no 3 in E minor by Michel Blavet
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; France 
4. Pièces de viole: Suite no 2 in G major - 5th movement, La Buisson by Antoine Forqueray
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
5. Pièces de clavecin en concerts: 5th Concert by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1741; France 
6. Sonatas (12) for Violin/Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 9: no 3 in D major by Jean Marie Leclair
Performer:  Hélène Plouffe (Violin), Juan Manuel Quintana (Bass Viola Da Gamba), Grégoire Jeay (Flute),
Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; France 

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