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Dans La Chambre Du Roy

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Dans La Chambre Du Roy
Dans La Chambre Du Roy


La Reverencia present an album of music from the court of Versailles including works by Lambert, Lully, Du Mont, De Lalande, Marais, Charpentier and Couperin.

"In the morning he studied. After having prayed to God, he danced, [] and he had lunch, his orchestra of petit violons was always there in number of ten, they played so well that several people come to see him at lunch". Marie Dubois (gentilhomme servant of the King, chamber assistant of Louis XIII and Louis XIV).

The Music of the King is supported by a huge structure; its three titanic arms surround the musical life of a complex and capricious court: La Chapelle Royale, La Musique de la Chambre y La Grande Ecurie. Versailles does not miss a day without music. Ensembles with a remarkable expressive power are the reflection of a monarch who can do everything. The music has a determinant impact in the life of the palace, the court it mimics with its own environment. Every single piece of furniture is decorated in a very ornamented way; any inch of raw material cannot be at sight. The body is hidden in ornamented clothes, wigs, face powder, gloves Any single inch of skin can be exhibit. Music is cover by a silky veil in which ornamentation is an inseparable part of its pronunciation. The Court is like that, a divine theater of semblances.

Since its creation, La Reverencia has specialised in musical performance according to historical criteria. Trained at some of the most prestigious early music centres the ensemble is made up of musicians with long international music careers.


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  2. Du Mont: Louez Par Des Chansons Nouvelles - Motet
  3. Du Mont: Quam Dilecta
  4. Charpentier: Passacaille
  5. Marais: Pieces En Trio Re M - Prelude
  6. Marais: Pieces En Trio Re M - Sarabande Grave
  7. Marais: Pieces En Trio Re M - Bransle De Village
  8. Lambert: Par Mes Chants Tristes Et Touchants - Air
  9. Charpentier: Sans Frayeur (Chacconne) - Air
  10. Lambert: Ah ! Puis Que La Rigueur - Air
  11. Lully: Dans Nos Bois - Menuet
  12. Lambert: Vos Me Pris Chaque Jour - Air
  13. Lambert: Dans Nos Bois - Air
  14. Lully: Sarabande
  15. Charpentier: Troisieme Lecon De Ténebres Du Mercredi H.92
  16. Charpentier: Armide - Ah! Si La Liberte Me Doit Etre Ravie - Air
  17. Marais: Pieces En Trio En Sol M: I. Prelude
  18. Marais: Pieces En Trio En Sol M: II. Rondeau
  19. Marais: Pieces En Trio En Sol M: III. Gavotte
  20. Lully: Le Perfide Renaud Me Fuit - Air
  21. Lully: Chaconne Des Scaramouches
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