MICHEL-RICHARD DE LALANDE (1657-1726): Les Fontanes de Versailles, Le Concert d’Esculape, Grand Pièce en G-Ré-Sol.
Catalogue Number: 03W015
Reference: 555 097-2
Description: The two vocal works here date from 1683, the year Lalande was appointed one of the “sous-maîtres de Chapelle” at the royal court, and were written specifically for performance at Versailles. A poetic evocation of the royal domain, Les Fontanes was performed in the King’s private apartments. French-English texts. Vocal soloists, Boston Early Music Festival Vocal and Chamber Ensembles; Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs.