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Amours contrariees / Wilder, Les Bostonades


Release Date: 05/11/2018 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3629  
Composer:  Louis-Nicolas ClérambaultJean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Zachary WilderAkiko Sato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Bostonades
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release features a program of Cantatas by Clerambault and Rameau, two of the greatest of all French Baroque composers. American Tenor Zachary Wilder joins with Les Bostonades, a world-class period instrument ensemble based in Boston. American tenor Zachary Wilder is recognized for his work in repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries and is sought after on both the concert and operatic stages on both sides of the Atlantic. Having studied at the Eastman School of Music and at the Moores School of Music, University of Houston, Zachary subsequently moved to Boston after the beginning of his ongoing collaboration with the Boston Early Music Festival and a summer of studies as a Tanglewood Music Fellow. Zachary’s discography comprises Read more several recordings with the Boston Early Music Festival, including their Grammy Award winning La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers as Tantalus. The period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades has been sharing chamber music with Boston area audiences since its founding in 2005. The ensemble features Baroque music specialists who have studied and performed all over the world, who collaborate in Boston's vibrant early music scene, bringing spirited and polished performances to their listeners. The ensemble's performances have been described as "the most engaging chamber music playing...[a] generous, voluptuous sound...well delineated, [and with] a poignancy of emotion." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cantates françaises, Livre 2: Pirâme et Tisbé by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Performer:  Zachary Wilder (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Bostonades
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1713; France 
2.
Premier livre de pièces de clavecin: no 1, Prélude in A minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Akiko Sato (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; France 
3.
L'impatience by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Zachary Wilder (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Bostonades
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1722; France 
4.
Pièces de clavecin en concerts: 5th Concert by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Bostonades
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1741; France 
5.
Cantates françaises, Livre 1: Orphée by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Performer:  Zachary Wilder (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Bostonades
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; France 

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