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Marc-Antoine Charpentier / Leçons de Ténèbres

Les Arts Florissants - William Christie
Vocal Concert
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 1h15



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
Nicholas Scott , haute-contre
François-Olivier Jean , haute-contre
Clément Debieuvre , haute-contre
Davy Cornillot , taille
Bastien Rimondi , taille
Martin Candela , taille
Alex Rosen , bass
Pierre Virly , bass

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.


Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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