Magnificat pour le Port-Royal, H.81 (Charpentier, Marc-Antoine)




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Publisher Info. Les Discophiles Français DF 740.017, 1962.
Performers Ensemble vocal et instrumental Roger Blanchard
Misc. Notes Source: BnF B-13281 - Disque microsillon 33 t, 30 cm, mono

Enregistrements sonores BnF Collection
female chorus, viola da gamba, harpsichord

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General Information

Work Title Magnificat pour le Port-Royal
Alternative. Title
Composer Charpentier, Marc-Antoine
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.81
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMC 220
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 3 voices, 3-part chorus, continuo

Navigation etc.

  • Grove Music lists the instrumentation as "3/3vv, bc", i.e. 3 solo voices, 3-part chorus, continuo".
  • BnF lists the instrumentation as "Transposable pour haute-contre, taille, basse et choeur mixte (Sol 2, Ut 3, Ut 4, Fa 4)".
  • According to this review, Charpentier wrote this for a convent, which would make the voices all-female.