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
Noëls (6) sur les Instruments, for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 534 1693 02:41 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146 1692 22:41 Choral
Médée, opera, H. 491 1693 01:39:51 Opera
Messe de minuit, for 5 voices, chorus, instruments & continuo, H. 9 1694 27:05 Choral
Seconde répons après la seconde leçon du second nocturne du vendredi saint, motet for high soprano, 2 flutes & continuo, H. 134 1691 05:27 Choral
Assumpta est Maria, mass for 6 voices, chorus, orchestra & continuo, H. 11 1702 07:32 Choral
Litanies de la Vierge, motet for 6 voices, chorus, 2 dessus de violes & continuo, H. 83 1683 16:55 Choral
Te Deum à 8, motet for 8 voices, chorus, flute, oboe, strings & continuo, H. 145 1672 28:28 Choral
Le reniement de Saint Pierre, histoire sacrée for 5 voices, chorus & continuo, H. 424 12:10 Choral
Alma redemptoris mater, motet for 2 high sopranos & continuo, H. 21 1677 04:37 Choral Vocal Music
Troisième leçon de ténèbres du mercredi saint, motet for 2 voices & continuo, H. 98 (Neuf leçons) 1680 12:20 Choral
Laissez paître vos bêtes, noël for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 531/1 (Noëls sur instruments) 02:08 Miscellaneous (Classical)
O Créateur, noël for 2 flutes, strings & continuo, H. 531/2 (Noëls sur les instruments} 1690 01:52 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Salve Regina à trois voix pareilles, motet for 3 voices & continuo, H. 23 1677 07:12 Choral
Egredimini filiae Sion, motet for high soprano, 2 violins & continuo, H. 280 04:51 Choral
Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a 01:52 Chamber Music
Epitaphium Carpentarii, cantata for 6 voices & continuo, H. 474 15:15 Choral Vocal Music
Ave Regina, motet for for 2 high sopranos & continuo, H. 22 1677 03:14 Choral Vocal Music
Pour la Passion, Seconde partie, motet for 2 voices & continuo, H. 350 1690 02:24 Choral
Première leçon de ténèbres du mercredi saint, motet for soprano & continuo, H. 96 (Neuf leçons) 1680 18:21 Choral Vocal Music
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