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Couperin: Trois Leçons de Ténèbres - The King's Consort / Sampson / Kielland

VIVAT 102

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Playing time: 78'35"
Tracks: 26
Booklet pages: 31
© 2013 Vivat Music Foundation
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Couperin: Trois Leçons de Ténèbres - The King's Consort / Sampson / Kielland published on 21 March 2013

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo-soprano
The King's Consort, on authentic instruments:
Susanne Heinrich, bass viol
Lynda Sayce, theorbo
Robert King, chamber organ

François Couperin 'Le Grand' (1668-1733):

Trois Leçons de Ténèbres

Première Leçon
1 Here begin the Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah
2 She has wept bitterly in the night
3 Judah has left her homeland because of her great affliction
4 The ways of Sion mourn
5 Heth: Her adversaries have become her masters
6 Jerusalem, turn to the Lord your God

Deuxième Leçon
7 Vau: And from the daughter of Sion, all beauty has departed
8 Zain: Jerusalem remembered in the days of her distress
9 Heth: Jerusalem hath sinned grievously
10 Teth: Her skirts are dirty
11 Jerusalem, turn to the Lord your God

Troisième Leçon
12 Jod: The Enemy has put out his hand
13 Caph: All her people sigh, and seek break
14 Lamed: O all you who pass by, stop
15 Mem: From above he has sent fire into my bones
16 Jerusalem, turn to the Lord your God

Marin Marais (1656-1728):
17 Tombeau pour Sieur de Ste Colombe
18 Chaconne in A major

François Couperin 'Le Grand':
Motet pour le jour de Pâques
19 Victoria, Christ arisen
20 Thus Jesus, the Good Shepherd
21 O Jesus, Salvation, Light and Life

Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe le fils (c1660-1710)
22 Prélude in E minor

François Couperin 'Le Grand':
Magnificat anima mea
23 My soul doth magnify the Lord
24 And his mercy is on them that fear him
25 He remembering his mercy
26 Glory be to the Father

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