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COUPERIN: Apotheoses


COUPERIN: Apotheoses

Couperin, Francois

  Le Parnasse ou L'Apotheose de Corelli
1.   I. Corelli at the foot of Mount Parnassus asks the Muses to welcome him amongst them. 00:02:19
2.   II. Corelli, enchanted by his favourable reception at Mount Parnassus, expresses his joy. He proceeds with his followers. 00:02:16
3.   III. Corelli drinks at the well of Hypocrene. His followers proceed. 00:02:41
4.   IV. Corelli's exaltation at drinking at the waters of Hypocrene. 00:01:03
5.   V. After his exaltation, Corelli now falls asleep; his followers attend with some very quiet music. 00:02:25
6.   VI. The Muses wake Corelli and place him next to Apollo. 00:00:52
7.   VII. Corelli gives thanks. 00:02:12
  Concert Instrumental sous le Titre d'Apotheose composer a la memoie immortelle de...Lully
8.   I. Lully in the Elysian Fields making music with the spirits of the underworld. 00:02:31
9.   II. Air for the same. 00:02:22
10.   III. Mercury flies to the Elysian Fields to warn of Apollo's impending arrival there. 00:00:39
11.   IV. Descent of Apollo, who comes to offer his violin to Lully and a place on Parnassus. 00:03:14
12.   V. Subterranean rumblings caused by Lully's contemporaries. 00:00:37
13.   VI. Lamentations of the same for flutes or very muted violins. 00:02:28
14.   VII. Lully is elevated to Parnassus. 00:01:01
15.   VIII. The welcome (both kind and guarded) given to Lully by Corelli and the Italian Muses. 00:02:22
16.   IX. Lully's thanks to Apollo. 00:02:40
17.   X. Apollo persuades Lully and Corelli that ... French and Italian styles would make perfection in Music: Essay in the form of an overture. 00:04:12
18.   XI. Lully plays the subject and Corelli accompanies it (First Air); Corelli plays the subject ... and Lully accompanies it (Second Air) 00:02:02
19.   XII: The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): I. Gravement 00:02:45
20.   XIII. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): II. Saillie (Vivement) 00:01:29
21.   XIV. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): III. Rondement 00:01:38
22.   XV. The Peace of Parnasus (Trio Sonata): IV. Vivement 00:01:34
  La Sultane
23.   — - — - Air tendrement - — - Legerement - Vivement 00:09:33
  La Steinkerque
24.   Gayement (Bruit de Guerre) - Lentement - Gravement - Legerement - Mouvement de Fanfares - Lentement - Gravement - Gayement 00:09:12

Total Playing Time: 01:04:07

Couperin, Francois

London Baroque

Label: BIS

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: BIS-CD-1275

Barcode: 7318590012758

Physical Release: 07/2003

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