«Les goûts-réunis» (Styles reunited)

or «The Peace on Parnassus»

Part 1. Struggle (42 min.)

 

A.Corelli (1653-1713). Trio Sonata VIII C major from opus 3

-Largo

-Allegro

-Largo

-Allegro

 

J.-B.Lully (1632-1687). From “Trio pour la coucher du Roi”:

-Symphonie

-Sarabande

-Menuet

-Dans nos bois Silvandre s'ecrie

-Chaconne

 

A.Vivaldi (1678-1741). Trio-Sonata V F major from opus 1, RV69

I.Preludio
II.Allemanda
III.Corrente
IV.Gavotta 

 

F.Couperin (1668-1733). From «Les Nations»: Premier Ordre «La Françoise»

1.               (Sonade)

Gravement – gayement – rondement – gayement – gravement – vivement

Air. gracieusement – gayement

2.               Allemande (sans lenteur)

3.               Première Courante (noblement)

4.               Seconde Courante (un peu plus viste)

5.               Sarabande (gravement)

6.               Gigue (gayement)

7.               Chaconne ou Passacaille (modérément)

8.               Gavote

9.               Menuet

 

 

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Part 2. Conciliation (40 min.)

F.Couperin. L'Apotheose de Lully

1. Lulli in the Elysian Fields consorting with the lyric shades
2. Air for the same
3. Mercury's flight to the Elysian Fields to announce that Apollo will descend there
4. Descent of Apollo, who comes to offer his violin to Lulli and his place on Parnassus
5. Subterranean rumble caused by composers contemporary with Lulli
6. Complaints by the same
7. Elevation of Lulli to Parnassus
8. A reception, half agreeable, half distraught, of Lulli by Corelli and the Italian Muses
9. Lulli's thanks to Apollo
10. Apollo persuades Lulli and Corelli that a union of French and Italian styles must form the perfection of music (Essay in the form of an overture)
1
1. Air léger (Lulli plays the melody and Corelli the accompaniment)
12. Second air (Corelli plays the melody and Lulli the accompaniment)
13. The Peace of Parnassus (Trio Sonata): Gravement-Sally:Vivement-Rondement-Vivement

 

G.Ph.Telemann (1681-1767). Sonata-Corellisante b minor

I.Grave

II.Vivace

III.Adagio e staccato

IV.Allegro assai

V.Soave

VI.Presto

 

C.P.E.Bach (1712-1788). Trio-Sonata B flat major, Wq.158

I.Allegretto

II.Largo

III.Allegro

 

 

Baroque ensemble “Ludus Instrumentalis”: