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Messe et motets. vol.3

André Campra (composer), Véronique Gens (performer), Anne Gotkovski (performer)
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Title
Messe et motets. vol.3
Composer
André Campra 1660-1744
Performer
Véronique Gens  (sopraan) Anne Gotkovski  (sopraan) Jean-Paul Fauchecourt  (countertenor) Hervé Lamy  (tenor) Peter Harvey  (bas) Le Concert Spirituel
Conductor
Hervé Niquet
Publisher
Adda, 1992
1 cd
Recording date
1992
EAN
3229262439121
CDR
DBX13403
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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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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