CHARLES LEVENS (1689-1764): Te Deum, Deus Noster Refugium.
Catalogue Number: 06O018
Label: Editions Hortus
Description: The stately and elegant 41-minute Te Deum, probably from 1722, and the undated Deus Noster - a much more dramatic and virtuosic work - add the name of a barely-known composer to the discography of Grands Motets who follows in the footsteps of Lully and Delalande. Ensemble Sagittarius, Orchestre Baroque Les Passions, Ensemble Baroque Orfeo et Groupe Vocal Arpège; Michel Laplénie.