Josué, H.404 (Charpentier, Marc-Antoine)

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General Information

Work Title Josué H.404
Alternative. Title
Composer Charpentier, Marc-Antoine
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1682 ca.
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation double chorus, strings, continuo

Misc. Comments

  • Histoire sacrée
  • Though Charpentier himself write "choeur" in the score, there is also a good chance this was done with individual voices. According to Grove Music, he was, at the time of writing he was composer-in-residence and a singer for Mademoiselle de Guise, whose "eventually included seven female and seven male singers plus instrumentalists". Therefore, this is also tagged for individual voices. Grove Music's instrumentation is "6/4vv, str, bc".