The sainte chapelle and the chambre des comptes in paris. et wellcome v0049992

Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images The Sainte Chapelle and the Chambre des Comptes in Paris. Etching by Israel Silvestre.

Today's program centers around two 17th century French contemporaries: one writing for church and theater in Paris, the other a cathedral organist in Rouen. We'll hear the Te Deum by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, plus the Suite du premier ton by Jacques Boyvin. 

  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Symphonies pour un reposoir (Ceremonial music for the feast of Corpus Christi). Performed by Musica Antiqua Köln. 
  • Jacques Boyvin: Suite du premier ton. Performed by Dr. Kola Owolabi at the 1732 Silbermann organ at St. Maurice Abbey Church, Ebersmunster. 
  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum. Performed by Les Arts Florissants. 
  • Closing music: Recit grave & Dialogue en Fugue, sans tremblant from Suite du huitieme ton by Boyvin. Performed by Dr. Kola Owolabi. 
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