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Marc-Antoine Charpentier / Leçons de Ténèbres

Les Arts Florissants - William Christie
Vocal Concert
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Troisième Leçon de ténèbres du Mercredi saint H.135
Méditations pour le carême H.380-389
Second Répons après la seconde leçon du second nocturne du Jeudi saint H.129
Troisième Leçon de ténèbres du Vendredi saint H.137
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, conducting, organ

Under Louis XIV, the service known as Tenebrae was one of the central liturgical events of Holy Week. Marc-Antoine Charpentier scored a complete set of nine Tenebrae lessons, three for each of the Holy Days, and over the course of his career composed 31 in all.

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Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
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221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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