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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.
Air à boire is a French term which was used between the mid-17th and mid-18th centuries for a "drinking song".
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.
Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans (26 December 1646 - 17 March 1696), known as Isabelle d'Orléans, was the Duchess of Alençon and, during her husband's lifetime, Duchess of Angoulême.
Étienne Loulié, pronounced, (1654 – 16 July 1702) was a musician, pedagogue and musical theorist.
Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.
Beatus vir, "Blessed is the man..." in Latin, are the first words in the Vulgate Bible of both Psalm 1 and Psalm 112 (in the general modern numbering; it is Psalm 111 in the Greek Septuagint and the Vulgate).
The (BnF, English: National Library of France) is the national library of France, located in Paris.
Jonah J. "Bud" Greenspan (September 18, 1926December 25, 2010) was a film director, writer, and producer known for his sports documentaries.
Catherine Cessac (born 19 August 1952 in Bordeaux) is a French musicologist and music publisher.
Charles Coypeau (16 October 1605 Paris – 29 October 1677, Paris) was a French musician and burlesque poet.
The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for "Body of Christ") is a Catholic liturgical solemnity celebrating the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, in the Eucharist—known as transubstantiation.
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.
("Day of Wrath") is a Latin hymn attributed to either Thomas of Celano of the Franciscans (1200 – c. 1265) or to Latino Malabranca Orsini (d. 1294), lector at the Dominican studium at Santa Sabina, the forerunner of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, ''Angelicum'' in Rome.
In Christian liturgy the elevation is a ritual raising of the consecrated elements of bread and wine during the celebration of the Eucharist.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU; Union européenne de radio-télévision, UER) is an alliance of public service media organisations, established on 12 February 1950.
Eurovision, founded 1954 in Geneva, Switzerland, is a television network that is part of the European Broadcasting Union.
Giacomo Carissimi (baptized 18 April 160512 January 1674) was an Italian composer and music teacher.
Gustave Charpentier (25 June 1860 – 18 February 1956) was a French composer, best known for his opera Louise.
Hugh Wiley Hitchcock (September 28, 1923 – December 5, 2007) was an American musicologist.
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.
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
Jean Donneau de Visé (1638 – 8 July 1710) was a French journalist, royal historian ("historiographe du roi"), playwright and publicist.
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.
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.
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.
Les arts florissants (H. 487) is a short chamber opera (also described by the composer as) in five scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
Les plaisirs de Versailles (English: The Pleasures of Versailles) is a short opera (or divertissement) by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
The Lilly Library, located on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, is a world-class rare book and manuscript library in the United States.
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 Louis-Emmanuel d'Angoulême, Count of Alès, Governor of Provence and son of Charles de Valois Duke of Angoulême, a bastard of Charles IX of France.
Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.
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.
The Lycée Louis-le-Grand is a prestigious secondary school located in Paris.
The Magnificat (Latin for " magnifies ") is a canticle, also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and, in the Byzantine tradition, the Ode of the Theotokos.
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.
The Mass (italic), 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.
Médée is a tragédie mise en musique in five acts and a prologue by Marc-Antoine Charpentier to a French libretto by Thomas Corneille.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (15 January 162217 February 1673), was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and universal literature.
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.
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.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
An oratorio is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir, and soloists.
A parlement, in the Ancien Régime of France, was a provincial appellate court.
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.
Philippe II, Duke of 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.
Pierre Corneille (Rouen, 6 June 1606 – Paris, 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian.
A prelude (Präludium or Vorspiel; praeludium; prélude; preludio) is a short piece of music, the form of which may vary from piece to piece.
The Professed House was a Jesuit professed house in Paris, built on the rue Saint-Antoine in Le Marais.
Psalm 137 (Greek numbering: Psalm 136) is the 137th psalm of the Book of Psalms, a Communal lament about being in exile after the Babylonian captivity, and yearning for Jerusalem.
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.
Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis is a church on rue Saint-Antoine in the Marais quarter of Paris.
The Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, within the medieval Palais de la Cité, the residence of the Kings of France until the 14th century, on the Île de la Cité in the River Seine in Paris, France.
The Sainte-Chapelle was 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.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
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.
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.
Thomas Corneille (20 August 1625 – 8 December 1709) was a French dramatist.