The Sun King’s MassMusic by Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), François Couperin (1668-1733), Michel-Richard Delalande (1657-1726), François-André Danican Philidor (1652-1730) and Jean-Adam Guilain (1680-1739).
Catalogue Number: 07V016
Label: Chateau de Versailles
Reference: CVS 008
Description: A mixture of High (ten times a year with just plainchant and organ) and Low (daily, with orchestra, choir and soloists performing one or more motets and finishing with the Domine, salvum fac Regem) Masses which would have been performed at Versailles’ new Royal Chapel from its inauguration in June 1710 until Louis XIV’s death in 1715. Texts included. Ensemble Marguerite Louise; Gaétan Jarry (organ).