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Motets à la chapelle de Louis XIV

Henry Du Mont (composer), Howard Crook (performer), Hervé Lamy (performer)
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Title
Motets à la chapelle de Louis XIV
Composer
Henry Du Mont 1610-1684
Performer
Howard Crook  (tenor) Hervé Lamy  (tenor) Peter Harvey  (bas) Pages de la Chapelle Musica Aeterna Bratislava
Conductor
Olivier Schneebeli
Publisher
FNAC, 1994
1 cd
EAN
3383005920540
CDR
DBX2933
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 6 times in Flemish libraries

About Henry Du Mont

Henri Dumont (also Henry Du Mont, originally Henry de Thier) (1610 – 8 May 1684) was a baroque composer of the French school, born in the Southern Netherlands.

Life

Dumont was born to Henry de Thier and Elisabeth Orban in Looz (Borgloon). The family moved to Maastricht in 1613, where Henri and his brother Lambert were choirboys at the church of Notre-Dame (i.e., the Basilica of Our Lady). In 1630 he was named organist and given a leave of two months to complete his education. In the principality of Liège (where he spent much of his time) he studied with Léonard de Hodémont (1575–1639), absorbing trends from Italy. On 1 December 1632, he resigned in favor of his brother. In 1639 he went to Paris to become organist at the important parish church of Saint-Paul. From this time he used the name Dumont or Du Mont in place of De Thier. From 1652 he was harpsichordist at the court of the Duke of Anjou (Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, a b…Read more on Wikipedia

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