Marc-Antoine Charpentier

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A major, but long-neglected figure of the French Baroque, Charpentier is known for his profound sacred music and light-hearted theatrical music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146 1692 Choral
Médée, opera, H. 491 1693 Opera
Noëls (6) sur les Instruments, for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 534 1693 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a Chamber Music
Messe de minuit, for 5 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 9 1694 Choral
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Le Malade imaginaire, incidental music for soloists, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 495 1672 Vocal Music
Assumpta est Maria, mass for 6 voices, chorus, orchestra & continuo, H. 11 1702 Choral
In Nativitatem Domini Canticum, histoire sacrée for 3 voices, chorus, orchestra & continuo, H. 416 1690 Choral
Messe pour les trépassés, for 5 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 2 1671 Choral
David et Jonathas, tragédie en musique, H. 490 1688 Opera
Concert pour quatre parties des violes, for strings, H. 545 1680 Chamber Music
Messe à 8 voix et 8 violons et flûtes, for 8 voices, chorus, 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 3 1670 Choral
La descente d'Orphée aux Enfers, opera, H. 488 1686 Opera
Pastorale sur la naissance de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ, for 4 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 483 1684 Vocal Music
Noëls (3) sur les instruments, for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 531 1690 Miscellaneous (Classical)
In nativitatem Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Canticum, histoire sacrée for 4 voices, chorus, 2 treble instruments & continuo, H. 414 1684 Choral
Or nous dites Marie, noël for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 534/4 (Noëls sur les instruments) 1693 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Joseph est bien marié, noël for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 534/3 (Noëls sur les instruments) 1693 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Le Malade imaginaire, incidental music for 3 voices, strings & continuo, H. 495a (second version) 1674 Vocal Music
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