Current cart in use:
SHOPPING CART

Explore

In Stock

Artists

Actors

Format

Theme

Genre

Rated

Label

Specialty

Decades

Deals

Cherubini & Plantade: Requiems pour Louis XVI et Marie-Antoinette
  • Label: Alpha
  • UPC: 3760014192517
  • Item #: 1753497X
  • Release Date: 10/28/2016
CD 
List Price: $18.99
Price: $16.56
You Save: $2.43 (13%)
Share Twitter

You May Also Like

Description

Cherubini & Plantade: Requiems pour Louis XVI et Marie-Antoinette on CD

In 1817, two years after the restoration of the monarchy by Louis XVIII, the French court attended a performance of Cherubini's Requiem in memory of Louis XVI. A few years later, the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Marie-Antoinette provided the occasion for giving Charles-Henri Plantade's Messe des morts in her memory. In 2015, the two works were presented in a single concert at Versailles Palace. While Cherubini's Requiem, scored for mixed choir and orchestra, but without soloists, is well known, Charles-Henri Plantade's setting, which shares the same formal characteristics, is a complete discovery. It provides a striking transitional stage between the models of the Ancien Regime and early Romanticism, and displays a wealth of invention reminiscent of Mehul, Cherubini, and even Rossini. This is the first recording of Plantade's work, which was revived at the spurring of the Palazzetto Bru Zane. A noted specialist in French music and large-scale sacred pieces, Herve Niquet brings out the full strength of these two works, recorded in the Chapelle Royale at Versailles.

We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. More details
Understood