MICHEL-RICHARD DE LALANDE (1657-1726): Deitatis majestatem, Ecce nunc benedicite, Te Deum.
Catalogue Number: 05T017
Description: Music composed for Versailles: alongside the grands motets Deitatis majestatem and Ecce nunc benedicite, with their synthesis of royal pomp and the language of opera, we also have the grandiose Te Deum performed in the reign of Louis XIV for the king himself. Latin-English texts. Emmanuelle de Negri, Dagmar Šaśková (sopranos), Sean Clayton (countertenor), Cyril Auvity (tenor), Andre Morsch (bass), Ensemble Aedes, Le Poème Harmonique; Vincent Dumestre.