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Title
Messe de Requiem
Composer
André Campra 1660-1744
Performer
Elizabeth Baudry  (sopraan) Monique Zanetti  (sopraan) Josep Benet  (tenor) John Elwes  (tenor) Stephen Varcoe  (bas/bariton) La Chapelle Royale
Conductor
Philippe Herreweghe 1947-
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 1988
1 cd
Playing time
00:43:22
EAN
3149021312512
CDR
DBX0354
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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More than 8 times in Flemish libraries

About André Campra

André Campra (French: [kɑ̃pʁa]; baptized 4 December 1660 – 29 June 1744) was a French composer and conductor. The leading French opera composer in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau, Campra wrote several tragédies en musique and opéra-ballets that were extremely well received. He also wrote three books of cantatas as well as religious music, including a requiem.

Biography

Campra was the son of Giovanni Francesco Campra, a surgeon and violinist from Graglia, Italy, and Louise Fabry, from Aix-en-Provence. His father was his first music teacher. He was baptised on 4 December 1660 in the Église de la Madeleine in Aix. He became a choirboy in the Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur there in 1674 and commenced ecclesiastical studies four years later. He was reprimanded by his superiors in 1681 for having taken…Read more on Wikipedia

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