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Arion Orchestre Baroque: The Sun King’s Chapel

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Throughout his reign, Louis XIV encouraged the kingdom’s best musicians to compose motets of various scales, festive or contemplative, destined to the royal chapel to accompany daily worship as well as special ceremonies. – At our concert, you will be introduced to a rare and impressive instrument, the serpent. The bass of the cornett family, instruments made of leather-covered wood fitted with a brass mouthpiece, the serpent as its name suggests is curved so the player can easily finger all the notes. It was used in church choirs to reinforce the bass voices up until the early 20 th century.

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TICKETS : Arion Orchestre Baroque

Friday November 19, 2021 at 07:30 pm


Arion Orchestre Baroque

Guest: Mathieu Lussier


Anne-Marie Beaudette

Marie Magistry

Josée Lalonde

Philippe Gagné

Michiel Schrey

Normand Richard

Philippe Martel



Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Ouverture pour le sacre d’un évêque

Henry Dumont

Nisi Dominus

Symphonie en sol 

Jean-Baptiste Lully

De profundis 

Henry Dumont

Symphonie en ré 

Michel Richard Delalande

De profundis

Nicolas Clérambault

Regina Coeli

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Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2

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