Messe du Roi Soleil - The Sun King's Mass (CD)

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Marguerite Louise, Gaetan Jarry

The Sun King’s Mass was without any doubt one of the privileged rites for the standing of the glory of the sovereign, as much because of its splendor, as for its ceremonial aspect, which brings time to a halt, solidifying the eternal image of royal power. The greatest composers of the kingdom distinguished themselves by making the holy service a veritable heavenly concert. The bell rang, the fifes and drums announced the arrival of the king in the gallery, the organ burst forth, the Grands Motets by Lully and Delalande enthralled under the golden vaults, the delicate and intimate petits motets by Couperin appear with grace in the alcoves of the Royal Chapel…

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François-André Danican Philidor

  1. Marche Pour Fifres Et Tambours

Jean-Adam Guilain

  1. Suite Du Troisieme Ton - Plein Jeu

Michel-Richard Delalande

  1. Exaltabo Te Domine - Exaltabo te Domine
  2. Exaltabo Te Domine - Psallite Domino,
  3. Exaltabo Te Domine - Ad vesperum demorabitur
  4. Exaltabo Te Domine - Ego autem dixi
  5. Exaltabo Te Domine - Avertisti faciem tuam
  6. Exaltabo Te Domine - Ad te clamabo
  7. Exaltabo Te Domine - Quae utilitas
  8. Exaltabo Te Domine - Audivit Dominus

François Couperin

  1. Messe des couvents - Dialogue Sur Les Grands Jeux
  2. Venite Exultemus Domino
  3. Messe des couvents - Tierce En Taille


  1. Communion de la Messe pour Saint Louis - Introibo in domum tuam Domine

Jean-Baptiste Lully

  1. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Exaudiat
  2. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Tribuat Tibi Secundum
  3. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Impleat Dominus
  4. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Exaudiet Ilum De Coelo Sancto Suo
  5. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Ipsi Obligati Sunt
  6. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Domine Salvum Fac Regem
  7. Exaudiat Te Dominus - Gloria Patri Et Filio