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Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 – 24 February 1704) was a French composer of the Baroque era. [1]

55 relations: Actéon, Air à boire, Andromède, Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans, Étienne Loulié, Baroque music, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Bud Greenspan, Charles Coypeau d'Assoucy, Corpus Christi (feast), David et Jonathas, Dies Irae, Elevation (liturgy), European Broadcasting Union, Eurovision (network), Giacomo Carissimi, Gustave Charpentier, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Haute-contre, Hymn, Jean Donneau de Visé, Jean-Baptiste Lully, La descente d'Orphée aux enfers, Le Médecin malgré lui, Les arts florissants (opera), Les plaisirs de Versailles, Lilly Library, Louis Joseph, Duke of Guise, Louis XIV of France, Louis, Grand Dauphin, Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Magnificat, Marie de Lorraine, Duchess of Guise, Mass (music), Médée (Charpentier), Molière, Mutopia Project, Offertory, Opera, Oratorio, Parlement, Philippe Goibaut, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Pierre Corneille, Prelude (music), Professed House (Paris), Psalm 137, Rondo, Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis, Sainte-Chapelle, ..., Sainte-Chapelle (choir), Society of Jesus, Te Deum (Charpentier), The Imaginary Invalid, Thomas Corneille. Expand index (5 more) »


Actéon (Actaeon) is a Pastorale in the form of a miniature tragédie en musique in six scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Opus H 481, based on a Greek myth.

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Air à boire

Air à boire is a French term which was used between the mid-17th and mid-18th centuries for a "drinking song".

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Andromède (Andromeda) is a French verse play in a prologue and five acts by Pierre Corneille, first performed on 1 February 1650 by the Troupe Royale de l'Hôtel de Bourgogne at the Théâtre Royal de Bourbon in Paris.

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Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans

Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans.

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Étienne Loulié

Étienne Loulié, pronounced, (1654 – 16 July 1702) was a musician, pedagogue and musical theorist.

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Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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Bibliothèque nationale de France

The (BnF) is the National Library of France, located in Paris.

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Bud Greenspan

Jonah J. "Bud" Greenspan (September 18, 1926December 25, 2010) was a film director, writer, and producer known for his sports documentaries.

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Charles Coypeau d'Assoucy

Charles Coypeau (16 October 1605 Paris – 29 October 1677, Paris) was a French musician and burlesque poet.

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Corpus Christi (feast)

The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for Body of Christ), also known as Corpus Domini, is a Latin Rite liturgical solemnity celebrating the tradition and belief in the body and blood of Jesus Christ and his Real Presence in the Eucharist.

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David et Jonathas

David et Jonathas (David and Jonathan), H. 490, is an opera in five acts and a prologue by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier, first performed at the Collège Louis-le-Grand, Paris, on 28 February 1688.

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Dies Irae

"" (Day of Wrath) is a Latin hymn attributed to either Thomas of Celano of the Franciscan Order (1200 – c. 1265) or to Latino Malabranca Orsini (†1294), lector at the Dominican studium at Santa Sabina, the forerunner of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, ''Angelicum'' in Rome.

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Elevation (liturgy)

In Christian liturgy the elevation is a ritual raising of the consecrated elements of bread and wine during the celebration of the Eucharist.

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European Broadcasting Union

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU; Union européenne de radio-télévision, UER) is an alliance of public service media entities, established on the 12 February 1950.

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Eurovision (network)

Eurovision (founded 1954 in Geneva) is part of the European Broadcasting Union, itself founded in 1950 as a system of international broadcasting cooperation.

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Giacomo Carissimi

Giacomo Carissimi (baptized April 18, 1605 – January 12, 1674) was an Italian composer.

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Gustave Charpentier

Gustave Charpentier (Dieuze, Moselle, 25 June 1860 – 18 February 1956, Paris) was a French composer, best known for his opera Louise.

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H. Wiley Hitchcock

Hugh Wiley Hitchcock (September 28, 1923 – December 5, 2007) was an American musicologist.

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The haute-contre (plural hautes-contre) is a rare type of high tenor voice, predominant in French Baroque and Classical opera until the latter part of the eighteenth century.

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A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of praising GOD, adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.

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Jean Donneau de Visé

Jean Donneau de Visé (1638 – 8 July 1710) was a French journalist, royal historian ("historiographe du roi"), playwright and publicist.

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Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli; 28 November 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.

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La descente d'Orphée aux enfers

La descente d'Orphée aux enfers (English: The Descent of Orpheus to the Underworld) is a chamber opera in two acts by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Le Médecin malgré lui

Le Médecin malgré lui ("The doctor/physician in spite of himself") is a farce by Molière first presented in 1666 (published as a manuscript in early 1667) at le théâtre du Palais-Royal by la Troupe du Roi.

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Les arts florissants (opera)

Les arts florissants (H. 487) is a short chamber opera (also described by the composer as idylle en musique) in five scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Les plaisirs de Versailles

Les plaisirs de Versailles (English: The Pleasures of Versailles) is a short opera (or divertissement) by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Lilly Library

The Lilly Library, located on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, is a large rare book and manuscript library in the United States.

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Louis Joseph, Duke of Guise

Louis Joseph de Lorraine Duke of Guise and Duke of Angoulême, (7 August 1650 – 30 July 1671) was the only son of Louis, Duke of Joyeuse and Marie Françoise de Valois, the only daughter of the Count of Alès, Governor of Provence and son of Charles de Valois Duke of Angoulême, a bastard of Charles IX of France.

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Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death.

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Louis, Grand Dauphin

Louis of France (1 November 1661 – 14 April 1711) was the eldest son and heir of Louis XIV, King of France, and his spouse, Maria Theresa of Spain.

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Lycée Louis-le-Grand

The Lycée Louis-le-Grand is a public secondary school located in Paris, widely regarded as one of the most prestigious in France.

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The Magnificat (Latin for: magnifies) —also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and in Byzantine tradition the Ode of the Theotokos; Greek: Θεοτόκου—is a canticle frequently sung (or spoken) liturgically in Christian church services.

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Marie de Lorraine, Duchess of Guise

Marie de Lorraine (15 August 1615 – 3 March 1688) was the daughter of Charles de Lorraine, ''Duke of Guise'' and Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse and the last member of the House of Guise, a branch of the House of Lorraine.

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Mass (music)

The Mass (Latin: Missa), a form of sacred musical composition, is a choral composition that sets the invariable portions of the Eucharistic liturgy (principally that of the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, and Lutheranism) to music.

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Médée (Charpentier)

Médée is a tragédie mise en musique in five acts and a prologue by Marc-Antoine Charpentier to a French libretto by Thomas Corneille.

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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (1622–1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.

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Mutopia Project

The Mutopia Project is a volunteer-run effort to create a library of free content sheet music, in a way similar to Project Gutenberg's library of public domain books.

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The offertory (from Medieval Latin offertorium and Late Latin offerre) is the part of a Eucharistic service when the bread and wine for use in the service are ceremonially placed on the altar.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.

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An oratorio is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir, and soloists.

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A parlement was a provincial appellate court in Ancien Régime France.

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Philippe Goibaut

Philippe Goibaut des Bois La Grugère, pronounced: (22? March 1629 – 1 July 1694), known to his contemporaries as “Monsieur Du Bois,” (pronounced), was a translator of St. Augustine, member of the Académie Française and director of Mademoiselle de Guise's musical ensemble.

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Philippe II, Duke of Orléans

Philippe d'Orléans (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723.

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Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian, and one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine.

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Prelude (music)

A prelude (Germ. Präludium or Vorspiel; Lat. praeludium; Fr. prélude; It. preludio) is a short piece of music, the form of which may vary from piece to piece.

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Professed House (Paris)

The Professed House was a Jesuit professed house in Paris, built on the rue Saint-Antoine in Le Marais.

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Psalm 137

Psalm 137 (Greek numbering: Psalm 136) is one of the best known of the Biblical psalms.

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Rondo and its French part-equivalent rondeau are words that have been used in music in a number of ways, most often in reference to a musical form, but also to a character type that is distinct from the form.

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Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis is a church on rue Saint-Antoine in the Marais quarter of Paris.

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The Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a royal medieval Gothic chapel, located near the Palais de la Cité, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France.

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Sainte-Chapelle (choir)

The Sainte-Chapelle was also the name for the chapelle, the men of the clerical and musical institution which attached to the building, the Sainte-Chapelle (built 1243-1249), in Paris.

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Society of Jesus

The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church.

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Te Deum (Charpentier)

Marc-Antoine Charpentier composed his grand polyphonic motet Te Deum (H. 146) in D major probably between 1688 and 1698, during his stay at the Jesuit Church of Saint-Louis in Paris, where he held the position of musical director.

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The Imaginary Invalid

The Imaginary Invalid (Le malade imaginaire) is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière with dance sequences and musical interludes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Thomas Corneille

Thomas Corneille (20 August 1625 – 8 December 1709) was a French dramatist.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc-Antoine_Charpentier

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