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Boismortier: Sonates, Cantates & Suites / Boutte, Arcanum Ensemble


Release Date: 10/06/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3548  
Composer:  Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Performer:  Tony Boutté
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The period instrument ensemble, Arcanum, presents a beautiful program of works by Boismortier. The baroque ensemble Arcanum was born when Tony Boutte (tenor) and Colin St. Martin (traverso) were asked to put together a concert for the International Conference on the History of Alchemy and Chymistry, held in Philadelphia, PA during the summer of 2007. The concert focused on music that was in some way connected with alchemy, chemistry or magic. One meaning for the term “arcanum” is “a deep secret or mystery” which suited the theme of the event well. The concert was extremely well received, and the ensemble (made up of the two core members, plus harpsichord, cello, violin and viola) was encouraged to continue. Just two years later, Boutte and Read more St. Martin found themselves in Coral Gables, FL where Boutte is now on the voice faculty of the Frost School of Music. (St. Martin is still on faculty at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD, but spends most of his time between performing jobs and Coral Gables.) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trio Sonatas (6), Op. 37: no 2 in E minor by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; France 
2.
Ixion by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Performer:  Tony Boutté (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
3.
Suites (4) de Pičces de clavecin, Op. 59: Suite no 2 by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; France 
4.
Suites (6) for Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 35: no 6 in A major by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1731; France 
5.
Io seguo et adoro tiranna beltŕ by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Performer:  Tony Boutté (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
6.
Sonatas (6) for Flute, Op. 44: No. 2 in B Minor by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 

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