Charpentier M-A

The King’s Playlist – recital (Linn)

A promising debut: a portrait of musical life at Louis XIV’s court [JV]

Neville Marriner (conductor): The Complete Warner Classics Recordings (Warner Classics)

An 80-CD centenary salute to Marriner, with (or without) his ASMF [JW]

Charpentier & Desmarest: Te Deum (Alpha Classics)

Even if one does not need another Charpentier’s Te Deum, Desmarest’s setting deserves attention [JV]

Les Hautbois à la Chambre du Roi (Ricercar)

A fascinating picture of music at the time of Louis XIV [JV]

Charpentier Brossard Sacred Christmas Music HMM902707

Charpentier: Messe de minuit (Harmonia Mundi)

The perfect disc to musically celebrate Christmas [JV]

Charpentier magnificat CVS098

Charpentier: Te Deum (Château de Versailles)

One of the main attractions of this disc is the magnificent De profundis [JV]

Charpentier: In Nativitatem Domini Canticum (Erato)

(Déjà Review) This is a joyful celebration of Christmas and will make an ideal present for the coming festivities [CF]

Charpentier: David & Jonathas (Château de Versailles)

A staging of French baroque opera at its finest [MP]