Music from Versailles

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Program: #01-05, Air Date: 01/29/01

Each year, the Centre de Musique Baroque a Versailles continues its mission of preserving, publishing, and promoting the music heard in that glorious court with a festival devoted to a composer who worked there. This week, some sacred motets of Henry DuMont (1610-1684).

Henry Du Mont: Motets pour la
Chapelle de Louis XIV.

NOTE: All of the music on this
program is from concerts presented
by the Centre de Musique Baroque de
Versailles. Support for this program
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These performances feature:

Howard Crook, countertenor
Herve Lamy, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone

Les Pages et Chantres de la Chapelle
Ensemble Musica Aeterna
Olivier Schneebeli, director.

HENRY Du MONT: Nisi Dominus.
                                  Pulsate tympanum.
                                  Benedic anima mea.

Composer Info

Henry Du Mont