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Les maitres du Baroque


Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 372  
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniJohann Sebastian BachMarc-Antoine CharpentierJean-Baptiste Lully,   ... 
Performer:  Tomas KralDaniel ElgersmaPhilippe FroeligerLionel Meunier,   ... 
Conductor:  Chiara BanchiniLionel MeunierRaphaël PichonVincent Dumestre,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415Vox LuminisCafé Zimmermann,   ... 
Number of Discs: 18 
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This extensive release gives you a chance to admire some of the most glittering jewels left to us by the Baroque era. Its fifteen individual albums outline an exciting panorama of musical Europe during that period, an inspired heritage performed by the finest soloists and ensembles: Vivaldi’s Gloria by Le Concert Spirituel and Herve Niquet and his Four Seasons by Gli Incogniti and Amandine Beyer; Bach’s B minor Mass by Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon, the Solo Cello Suites by Bruno Cocset, the Brandenburg Concertos by Cafe Zimmermann and the Goldberg Variations by Celine Frisch; Charpentier’s Te Deum by Le Poème Harmonique and Vincent Dumestre; Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas by MusicAeterna and Teodor Currentzis; Rameau harpsichord Read more pieces by Blandine Rannou; Albinoni sonatas by Ensemble 415 and Chiara Banchini; and much else. This is, no doubt, a veritable treasure trove containing the indispensable works of the Baroque by today’s leading artists. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 2 in C Major by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
2.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 6 in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; Italy 
3.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 4 in C minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
4.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 5 in B flat major by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; Italy 
5.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 1 in G Major by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
6.
Sinfonie (6) e Concerti (6) ŕ 5 for Strings, Op. 2: Sonata no 3 in A major by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; Italy 
7.
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste, BWV 106 "Actus tragicus" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tomas Kral (Baritone), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Philippe Froeliger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Mühlhausen, Germany 
8.
Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lionel Meunier (Bass), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Robert Buckland (Tenor),
Kristen Witmer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1709; Cöthen, Germany 
9.
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sebastian N. Myrus (Bass), Zsuzsi Toth (Soprano), Daniel Elgersma (Alto),
Kristen Witmer (Soprano), Reinoud Van Mechelen (Tenor), Barnabás Hegyi (Alto)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Mühlhausen, Germany 
10.
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Reinoud Van Mechelen (Tenor), Daniel Elgersma (Alto), Sebastian N. Myrus (Bass)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Weimar, Germany 
11.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
12.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
13.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
14.
Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
16.
Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Café Zimmermann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
17.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
18.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
19.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
20.
Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
21.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
22.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bruno Cocset (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
23.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Céline Frisch (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
24.
Der Gerechte kommt um [after Kuhnau] by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Raphaël Pichon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pygmalion
25.
Mass in G minor, BWV 235 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (Tenor), Sydney Fierro (Baritone), Magid El-Bushra (Alto)
Conductor:  Raphaël Pichon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pygmalion
Period: Baroque 
26.
Mass in A major, BWV 234 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Magid El-Bushra (Alto), Sydney Fierro (Baritone), Eugenie Warnier (Soprano),
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (Tenor)
Conductor:  Raphaël Pichon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pygmalion
Period: Baroque 
27.
Te Deum in D major, H 146 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Vincent Dumestre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Cracoviensis,  Poeme Harmonique
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
28.
Te Deum, LWV 55 by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Vincent Dumestre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Cracoviensis,  Poeme Harmonique
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1677; France 
29.
Prelude for harpsichord in D minor by Antoine Forqueray
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
30.
Pičces de viole: Suite no 1 in D minor by Antoine Forqueray
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
31.
Pičces de clavecin, Book 3: Ordre 17 in E minor - La superbe ou la Forqueray by François Couperin
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1722; Paris, France 
32.
Pičce ŕ trois violes in D minor by Antoine Forqueray
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; France 
33.
Pičces de clavecin, Book 3: no 1, La Forqueray by Jacques Duphly
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1756; France 
34.
Pičces de viole: Suite no 5 in C minor by Antoine Forqueray
Performer:  Justin Taylor (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
35.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: The coronation by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
36.
Sě dolce č'l tormento, SV 332 by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
37.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Act 1. Chi parla?... Chi parla?... by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Italy 
38.
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria: Compagni udite? by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
39.
Madrigals, Book 8: Ardo e scoprir, ahi lasso by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
40.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Excerpt(s) by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
41.
Selva morale e spirituale: O ciechi il tanto affaticar by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1640; Italy 
42.
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria: Excerpt(s) by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
43.
Madrigals, Book 4: Sě ch'io vorrei morire by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1603; Mantua, Italy 
44.
L'Orfeo: L'Orfeo, son io by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
45.
Madrigals, Book 3: Vattene pur, crudel by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1592; Italy 
46.
Madrigals, Book 8: Altri canti d'amor by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Mediterránea
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
47.
Stabat Mater by Anonymous
Performer:  Patrizia Bovi (Soprano), Pino de Vittorio (Tenor), Bernard Arrieta (Bass)
Period: Medieval 
48.
Tarentella by Anonymous
Performer:  Pino de Vittorio (Tenor), Patrizia Bovi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vincent Dumestre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Poeme Harmonique
Period: Baroque 
49.
Concerto for Strings no 4 in E minor by Francesco Durante
Conductor:  Vincent Dumestre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Poeme Harmonique
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
50.
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Conductor:  Vincent Dumestre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Poeme Harmonique,  Pages et Chantres de la Chapelle
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Pozzuoli, Italy 
51.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Dimitris Tiliakos (Baritone), Simone Kermes (Soprano), Deborah York (Soprano),
Sofia Fomina (Soprano), Valeria Safonova (Soprano), Alexandre Zverev (Tenor)
Conductor:  Teodor Currentzis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Novosibirsk Chamber Choir,  MusicAeterna
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
52.
Pičces de Clavecin: Suite in E minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
53.
Pičces de clavecin: Suite in D major/D minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724/1731; France 
54.
Nouvelles suites de pičces de clavecin: Suite in G major/G minor - La Dauphine by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
55.
Nouvelles suites de pičces de clavecin: Suite in A major/A minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1728; France 
56.
Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Hervé Niquet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Spirituel Orchestra,  Concert Spirituel Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
57.
Laetatus sum, RV 607 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Hervé Niquet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Spirituel Orchestra,  Concert Spirituel Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
58.
Magnificat in G minor, RV 610a by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Hervé Niquet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Spirituel Orchestra,  Concert Spirituel Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
59.
Lauda Jerusalem in E minor, RV 609 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Hervé Niquet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Spirituel Orchestra,  Concert Spirituel Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
60.
Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in G minor, Op. 3 no 2/RV 578 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marco Ceccato (Cello), Amandine Beyer (Violin), Alba Roca (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
61.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, RV 372 "Per signora Chiara" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
62.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
63.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
64.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
65.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
66.
Concerto for Violin in B minor, RV 390 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Amandine Beyer (Violin)
Conductor:  Amandine Beyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gli Incogniti
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
67.
Canzon by Hans Leo Hassler
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
68.
Fantasia by Nicholas Strogers
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
69.
Coranto in C major, MB 45 by William Byrd
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
70.
The Queen's Alman, MB 10 by William Byrd
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
71.
Ground in C major, MB 43 by William Byrd
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
72.
Bull’s Goodnight by John Bull
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
73.
Fantasias (10) for Keyboard: Fantasia no 2 in D minor by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
74.
Fantasia for Organ in A minor by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
75.
Praeludium by Johann Christoph Bach
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
76.
Toccata for Organ in G Major by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
77.
Allemanda in discessum Caroli XI regis Sueciae, for keyboard by Christian Ritter
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Claviorganum)
Period: Baroque 
78.
Fantasie in C minor, BWV 1121 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1712; ?Weimar, Germany 
79.
Aria Variata in a, BWV 989 "In the Italian Style" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1714; Weimar, Germany 
80.
Partite sopra "O Gott, du frommer Gott", BWV 767 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1700; Lüneburg, Germany 

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