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Musiciens du Louvre Chœur

Overview
Works: 100 works in 313 publications in 6 languages and 4,431 library holdings
Genres: Music  Live sound recordings  Drama  Oratorios  Operas  Sacred music  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Christmas music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Musiciens du Louvre
La grande duchesse de Gerolstein by Jacques Offenbach( )

7 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein: Opéra bouffe en trois actes. Livret: Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy
Iphigénie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

11 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gluck's deeply moving masterpiece returned to the Met in 2007 after an absence of 90 years, featuring an all-star cast vibrantly conducted by Louis Langrée in his company debut. Oreste, sung by the incomparable Plácido Domingo, is hounded by the furies for murdering his mother. He has been shipwrecked on Tauris where he and his friend Pylade (Paul Groves) are condemned to die at the hands of the priestess Iphigénie (Susan Graham). At the sacrificial altar Oreste and Iphigénie suddenly realize they are brother and sister--and face slaughter by the angry king Thoas (William Shimell)
Anacréon : ballet en un acte by Jean-Philippe Rameau( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anacréon: Comédie-ballet en un acte. Livret: Pierre Joseph Gentil-Bernard
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
La belle Hélène by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light-hearted opera based on the story of Helen of Troy. La Belle Hélène mercilessly satirizes the social mores of the declining Parisian upper classes under the Second Empire
Te Deum ; Messe de minuit by Marc-Antoine Charpentier( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixit Dominus ; Salve Regina ; Laudate pueri ; Saeviat tellus by George Frideric Handel( )

2 editions published in 1999 in Latin and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baroque Christmas album( )

1 edition published in 2005 in Latin and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercules by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

11 editions published in 2002 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This oratorio premiered in January 1745, and is a masterpiece that shows Handel at the height of his powers both as composer and dramatist. The central figure is Dejanira, despite the title of the work. Handel delivers a masterly portrait of a strong and determined woman gradually undermined from within
Armide by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

11 editions published in 1999 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armide: Drame héroïque en cinq actes. Livret: Philippe Quinault
Dardanus by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platée : comic opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in French and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written for the 1745 marriage of the Dauphin and the Spanish Infanta, Platée was a minor revolution when first performed, and was also the first purely burlesque work staged. Rameau's work on the vicissitudes of love satirises the sacrosanct rules of 18th century operatic form and is an enormous pastiche of traditional French opera. With love as its most popular subject, Rameau's use of Jupiter's feigned courtship of Plataea gleefully parodies every 18th century musical form. Thalia and Momus have come to help Thespius, the inventor of comedy, stage a performance to correct the faults of humans. The subject will be "the laughable strategy" once used by Jupiter to cure the jealousy of the irascible Juno."--SBS
Anne Sofie von Otter sings Offenbach by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

11 editions published in 2002 in 5 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French arias by Magdalena Kožená( Recording )

11 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Le Domino noir - original version / Act 3 - Je suis sauvée enfin - Ah! quelle nuit - Flamme vengeresse; 2. Cinq Mars - Nuit resplendissante;3. Roméo et Juliette - original version / Act 3 - Depuis hier je cherche en vain mon maître; 4. Cléopatre - J'ai versé le poison; 5. Don Carlos / Act 2 - Choeur et Scène: "Sous ces bois au feuillage immense";6. Don Carlos / Act 2 - Chanson du Voile: "Au palais des fées";7. La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 / Part 3 - Le roi de Thulé (Chanson gothique). "Autrefois un roi de Thulé"; 8. L'Heure Espagnole, Comédie En Un Acte - Oh! La Pitoyable Aventure! (Scenes XVII-XIX); 9. Don Quichotte - Poème de Henri Cain, d'après Le Lorrain / Act 4 - Lorsque le temps d'amour a fui - Par fortune - Alza! Alza! Ne pensons qu'au plaisier;10. Mignon / Act 1 - Connais-tu le pays?;11. La Dame blanche - Chut! Chut! écoutons;12. Sapho - opera in 3 Acts / Act 3 - Où suis-je? ... O ma lyre immortelle;13. Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 2 - Voyez - la sous son éventail;14. Cendrillon - opera in 4 acts - Lib. Cain after Perrault / Act 1 - Ah! que mes soeurs sont heureuses!;15. Carmen / Act 2 - Chanson: "Les tringles des sistres tintaient."
La belle Hélène by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offenbach's parody of the origins of the Trojan War. With clever visual humor and Laurent Pelly's staging and costume ideas, the viewer is placed in the imagination of a sex-starved housewife. Stars Dame Felicity Lott
Opera highlights by Jacques Offenbach( )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphée et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grieving musician of Greek myth follows his beloved wife to the depths of Hades in an attempt to bring her back from the dead
Acis et Galatée by Jean-Baptiste Lully( Recording )

9 editions published in 1998 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis et Galatée: Pastorale héroïque en trois actes et un prologue. Libretto: Jean Galbert de Campistron
La grande-duchesse de Gérolstein : opéra bouffe en trois actes et quatre tableaux by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saeviat tellus inter rigores ; Laudate pueri Dominum ; Salve Regina ; Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Choeur

Choeur de Chambre des Musiciens du Louvre

Chœur des Musiciens du Louvre

Choeur des Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble

Chorus of the Musiciens du Louvre

Les Musiciens du Louvre. Choeur.

Musiciens du Louvre Chorus

Musiciens du Louvre (Grenoble). Choeur.

Languages
French (97)

English (17)

German (11)

Latin (8)

Dutch (7)

Spanish (1)