Spotlight on the Netherlands: Apothéose

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Program: #11-04   Air Date: Jan 17, 2011

Philippe Pierlot and his superb Ricercar Consort present Couperin's tributes to both Corelli and Lully. continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.


IV. Ricercar Consort, Philippe Pierlot, cond.

--FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733): Le Parnasse, ou L'apothéose de Corelli (from Les Goûts-réünis, 1724) [Apotheosis of Corelli]

--JEAN-FERY REBEL (1666-1747): Tombeau de Monsieur de Lully

--COUPERIN: Concert instrumental sous le titre d'Apothéose composé à la mémoire immortelle de l'incomparable Monsieur de Lully [Apotheosis of Lully]

Composer Info

FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733), JEAN-FERY REBEL (1666-1747)