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Tune In: Le Concert des Nations

Tune in and join us on the evening of Thursday, April 16—live from Carnegie Hall—as Music Director and gambist Jordi Savall leads Le Concert des Nations in a program featuring works by the giants of French baroque music.

Thursday at 7:30 PM (EDT): Listen and join the chat

The colorful instrumental ensemble of diverse instruments that was developed in 17th-century France became the standard of the Baroque world. This concert features music by the giants of the French Baroque, from Marin Marais—the 17th century composer whose life story was the subject of Tous les matins du monde, the film for which Jordi Savall provided the soundtrack that propelled him to international celebrity—to18th-century instrumental innovators like François Couperin, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Jean-Marie Leclair. This concert is part of the month-long Before Bach artistic focus.

During tonight's audio broadcast, share your thoughts about the music you're hearing with other listeners in the live webchat, as well as on Twitter using #CHLive. Get the program notes here.

The Carnegie Hall Live series is produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with the WFMT Radio Network.


Le Concert des Nations
Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

Performers

Le Concert des Nations
Jordi Savall, Director

Repertoire

ANON. Concert donné a Louis XIII en 1627 (selected by André Danican Philidor)
·· Les ombres
·· Air pour les mesmes
·· Les nimphes de la grenouillere
·· Les bergers
·· Les Amériquains
SAINTE-COLOMBE Concert a deux violes égales
LULLY Selections from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
·· Marche pour la cérémonie des turcs
·· Premier air des Espagnols
·· Deuxième air des Espagnols
·· Gavotte
·· Canaries
·· Chaconne des scaramouches
COUPERIN Prelude from Deuxième concert royal
COUPERIN Muzette from Troisième concert royal
COUPERIN "Chaconne légère" from Troisième concert royal
MARAIS Sonnerie de Ste-Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris
RAMEAU Pièces de clavecin en concert, Cinquième concert
FORQUERAY "La du vaucel"
FORQUERAY "La Leclair"
LECLAIR Sonata in D Major, Op. 2, No. 8