JEAN-PIERRE GUIGNON (1702-1774): “Les Sauvages” de Rameau - Variations for 2 Violins, ANTIONE DAUVERGNE (1713-1797): Sonata No. 12 in A Minor for Violin and Continuo, CLAUDE BALBASTRE (1724-1799): Aria Gratioso from Sonata No. 1 in G for Violin and Harpsichord, JEAN-BAPTISTE CARDONNE (1730-after 1792): Sonata No. 6 in F for Harpsichord and Violin, SIMON SIMON (c.1735-c.1802): Premier concert in A and Maestoso in A Minor from the Sonata No. 4, for Harpsichord and Violin, JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU (1683-1764): Overture and 2 Gavottes from Castor & Pollux (arr. harpsichord Josse-François-Joseph Benaut (d.1794) (All World Premiere Recordings).
Catalogue Number: 05S016
Description: Here’s your ultimate Versailles concept album: music written for and probably performed by the eldest daughter of Louis XVI with the performers employing a violin she owned and a harpsichord that’s part of the Versailles instrument inventory. Oh, there are also chimes and tunes from a few of the palace’s musical clocks for added atmosphere... Olivier Baumont (harpsichord), Julien Chauvin (violin).