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Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643 - 1704)

Te Deum H.145 e H. 146: Préludes
Sample Score

The Preludes have been extracted from the autograph scores: „Te Deum à 8 voix avec flûtes et violons“ [H.145 pour 8 vx, ch. à 8, fls, hbs, cordes (8), bc, Mélange XV (1672)], and „Te Deum“ [H.146 pour 5 vx, ch. à 4, 2 fls, 2 hbs, tp, cordes (4), b. de tp, tb, bc, Mélange X (ca 1692)]. Mélange XV is online available at Gallica, BNF, Paris.

Version 1.0
Sonate à huit [H548, ca. 1683]
Sample Score

The reference source of the Sonate pour 2 flûtes allemandes, 2 dessus de violon, une basse de viole, une basse de violon à 5 cordes, un clavecin et un théorbe[H 548], is an autograph of the 8 separate parts kindly submitted by Richard Civiol, theorbist of the en­semble „Les musi­ciens de Mlle de Guise. The ms is available at Biblioteque nationale de France, Département de la musique, F-Pn Vm7 4813.

Version 1.2 gives a revised editorial format after version 1.1 (correction of errors and first editorial revision after version 1.0).
Première Leçon de Ténèbres du Mercredi Saint [H.120]
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The source is the autograph ms. „Mélange XXIII“, BNF, Paris, available online at the digital library Gallica.

Version 1.0
Chaconne & Passacaille da "Medée" [H 491]
Sample Score

The source is the printed edition of „Medée / Tragedie mise en Musique par Monsieur Charpentier“, Christoph Ballard, Paris, 1694. Chaconne and Passacaille are extracted from the second Act. Source is available at Petrucci Music Library. The ancient edition is almost error free. Sometimes the figured bass numbers are unreadable. The original clefs are in the score, while separate parts have currently used clefs.

Version 1.0
Offerte pour l'Orgue et pour Violons, Flûtes et Hautbois [H 514]
Sample Score

The reference source of the "Offerte Pour l’orgue et Pour / les violons flûtes et hautbois" [H 514], is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume 15, Gallica digital library, BNF, Paris. the editor transcribed the manuscript as it is, leaving the original clefs. The separate parts have modern clefs.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format.
Magnificat a 3 voix [H.73]
Sample Score

The reference source of Magnificat a 3 voix [H. 73]  is an autograph of the score published in the digital library Gallica, BNF (M-A. Charpentier, Mélange XV).

Version 1.1 with a revised editorial format.
Simphonies pour un Reposoir [H515]
Sample Score

Source of Simphonies pour un Reposoir [H 515]  is an autograph of the score published in the digital library Gallica, BNF (M-A. Charpentier, Melange XV). The ms. was transcribed as it is, except for the use of modern keys in  separate parts for practical performance.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format.
Les Plaisirs de Versailles [H480] - Sinfonia
Sample Score

The complete score of “Les Plaisirs de Versailles” is available on YouTube with the reference “Les plaisirs de Versailles (1/3) – Christie”. The original ms is available at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département de la musique.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format.
David et Jonathas: Suite
Sample Score

Source of the instrumental suite extracted from „David & Jonathas“ is the ms. of the score, available online at the digital library Gallica, BNF, Paris. Caption title: 'David et / Jonathas / Tragedie mise / En musique par M.r / Charpentier / Et / Representeé sur le Theatre du College de / Louis le Grand le / XXV. fevrier 1688. / Recueilie par Philidor Laisné / En 1690.'. According to „Libretto“ the first representation is dated February 28, 1690.

Version 1.0 with a revised editorial format