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Charpentier: Tristes Déserts / Lesne, Seminario Musicale


Release Date: 03/11/2008 
Label:  Zig Zag   Catalog #: 70302   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-MercerGérard LesneCyril Auvity
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The pieces presented here by Gérard Lesne were probably sung by Charpentier at the Hôtel de Guise for the privileged circle of his owner Marie de Lorraine, and are either first recordings or currently unavailable on disc. The pieces presented here by Gérard Lesne were probably sung by Charpentier at the Hôtel de Guise for the privileged circle of his owner Marie de Lorraine, and are either first recordings or currently unavailable on disc. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Descente d'Orphée aux enfers, H 488 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1685; France 
2.
Airs on Stanzas from "Le Cid" no 1, H 457 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1681; France 
3.
Airs on Stanzas from "Le Cid" no 2, H 459 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1681; France 
4.
Airs on Stanzas from "Le Cid" no 3, H 458 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Cyril Auvity (Tenor), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1681; France 
5.
Rendez-moi mes plaisirs, H 463 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
6.
Tristes deserts, H 469 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
7.
Ruisseau qui nourris dans ce bois, H 466 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
8.
Beaux petits yeux d'écarlate, H 448 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
9.
Veux-tu, compère Grégoire, H 470a by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
10.
Auprès du feu l'on fait l'amour, H 446 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
11.
Epitaphium Carpentarij, H 474 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Bass), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Cyril Auvity (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
12.
Orpheé descendant aux enfers, H 471 "Effroyables enfers" by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  Gérard Lesne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1683 

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