French Baroque Diva - Sampson - CD


 

£9.95

CDA68035
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Carolyn Sampson showcases works written for 18th century soprano Marie Fel, who Voltaire called his ‘adorable nightingale’. She held a generation spellbound at the Paris Opéra and at Louis XV’s court during one of the most glorious periods of French music. With a voice described as ‘pure, charming, silvery’ (La Borde), ‘touching and sublime’ (Grimm) and ‘always lovely, always seductive’ (d’Aquin), she inspired some of Rameau’s finest music & introduced a whole new level of virtuosity and expression into the French singing tradition. Hyperion, 2014. BBC Music Magazine 5-star review, August 2014.

Carolyn Sampson (soprano) with Ex Cathedra, directed by Jeffrey Skidmore.

Fiocco – Laudate Pueri, A Solis Ortu & Alleluia [Laudate Pueri]

Lacoste - Ah! Quand Reviendront Nos Beaux Jours? [Philomèle: Prologue]

Lalande - Regna Terrae [Exsurgat Deus S.71]; Sinfonie, Tu Rex Gloriae & Tu Ad Liberandum Suscepturus Hominem [Te Deum laudamus S.32]; Viderunt Omnes Termini Terrae [Cantate Domino S.72]

Mondonville – Gasouillats Auzeléts [Daphnis & Alcimadure]; Venite, Adoremus & Hodie Si Vocem [Venite, Exsultemus]

Rameau - Un Tendre Intérêt Vous Appelle & Tristes Apprêts [Castor et Pollux]; Amour, Lance Tes Traits [Platée]; Accordez Vos Sons et Vos Pas, Gavotte: Lyre Enchanteresse, Écoutons ... D'Un Doux Frémissement & Vole, Amour, Prête-Moi Tes Armes & Contredanse [La Lyre Enchantée]

Rousseau – Salve Regina, Salve Mater & Ad Te Clamamus, Exsules, Filii Evae & O Clemens, O Pia [Salve Regina]