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Inner Chambers: Royal Court Music of Louis XIV

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Musical life at the court of Louis XIV was elaborate and spectacular, but what kind of music did the Sun King enjoy on withdrawing from public gaze? This album reveals the intimate sound world inside the private chambers of the grand royal palaces, exploring the depths of human emotion that Baroque art sought to express. The softly expressive combination of traverso, viola da gamba and theorbo was known as the Royal Trio, called upon for such duties as the official retirement-to-bed ceremony. Lully’s Chaconne ‘pour le Coucher du Roi’ provides a fitting close to this rich and fascinating programme.
Item number 8573814
Barcode 747313381470
Release date 01/01/2018
Category Chamber Music
Label Naxos Classics
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Artists Nyquist, Allison
Ordinaires, Les
Composers Couperin, Francois
Lully, Jean-Baptiste
Marais, Marin
Hotteterre, Jacques-Martin
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