From my collection.
Bought in November 2016.
First listen: 14-12-2016.
Second listen: 17-1-2017.
Third listen: 13-4-2017.
Recording dates: 2004.
Recording venue: Saint Ouen Les Vignes, France.
Recording engineer: Eric Baratin I guess. He is not named.
Running time: 60:11.
Classical relevance to me: Essential
Composers on this Disc:
Henry Du Mont, Louis Couperin, Gaspard Le Roux.
Participating in different parts
Attente et réjouissance.
Naissance et Adoration.
(Vocal and instrumental works)
Ensemble....in Ore mel...
Organ and direction: Olivier Vernet.
An anonymous 18 century organ.
Restored in 1992-4.
Tuning: 420 Hz.
A fine disc with music that delights throughout and never disappoints. There is not a moment of boredom, but a constant supply of fresh invigorating music, well performed and sung by two excellent sopranos, ( Catherine Greuillet and Noémi Rime), and a thunderous but well within limits the Bass François Bazola, all aided by an instrumental group of enthusiasts.
The Alma redemptoris Mater for two Sopranos is a musical marvel, movingly sung, as are all the other pieces. Very much liked the Organ contributions of Olivier Vernet. The instrument is a fine one. The sound is pretty good.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
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