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Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643 - 1704)

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The sources of “Les Arts Florissans” H. 487 are: 1) the autograph of the score in Mélange 7 p. 63, and 2) the autograph of separate parts VM6-18. Both sources are online available at Gallica, BNF, France. The transcription by Canberra Baroque Editions, 2017, online available at IMSLP, was consulted.

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The source is the autograph of the score, „Mélange XXIII“, BNF, Paris, online available at the digital library Gallica.

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The source is the autograph of the score, „Mélange XXIII“, BNF, Paris, online available at the digital library Gallica.

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The source of Antienne [H.525] and of Antienne [H.526] is the autograph manuscript of the score included in Mélanges autographes: volume IX (ca 1690), Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph score is almost flawless except for the rare omission of accidentals.

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The edition is an extract from  “Mèdée” H.491 including: “Chaconne”, aria “L’Italienne”, “Choeur”, “Passacaille” and “Suite de la Passacaille”. The source is the printed edition by C. Ballard, 1694, available at Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département de la Musique (F-Pn) 2 Ex, Rism Id no.: 00000990009372. The ancient edition includes some mistakes and the usual omission of slurs, ties, accidentals and ornaments.

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The source of these pieces [H.509, 510, 511 and 512)], I (1673-74), is an autograph of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume I, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph score is almost flawless except for the rare omission of accidentals.

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The source of “Pour un reposoir” [H.508], I (1673), is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume I, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph score is almost flawless except for the rare omission of accidentals.

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The source of “Messe pour plusieurs instruments au lieu des orgues” [H.513], I (1674-76), is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume I, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph score is almost flawless except for the rare omission of accidentals.

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The source of “Pour le sacre d'un évêque pour cordes” [H.518] (5), III (1679), is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume III, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph score is almost flawless except for the rare omission of accidentals.

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The source is the autograph ms. „Mélange V“, BNF, Paris, online available at the digital library Gallica.

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The source of: “Ouverture du Prologue du Malade imaginaire dans sa splendeur”, “Ouverture / Le Malade imaginaire avec les deffences (!) [H495a]“ and “Ouverture - Cerimonie des Medecins”, from “Le Malade imaginaire” [H. 495], is an autograph ms. of the scores, included in Mélanges autographes: volume XVI, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The autograph scores are almost flawless, but some notes are difficult to read.

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The source of “Ouverture de la Comtesse d'Escarbagnas, Intermèdes nouveaux du Mariage forcé H.494 (Molière) pour 3 vx, cordes (4), bc, XVI (1672) is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume XVI, Gallica, BNF, Paris. The source of “Ouverture pour le sacre d'un évêque H.536 pour 2 fls, hbs, cordes (4), bc, V (ca 1695)” is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume V, Gallica, BNF, Paris.

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The reference source of: “Marche de triomphe pour les violons, trompettes, timbales, flûtes et hautbois, Second air de trompettes, violons, flûtes et hautbois et timbales” H.547, X (ca 1691), is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume X, Gallica, BNF, Paris.

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The reference source of the Missa sex vocibus cum simphonia [H 11, 1699-1704], is an autograph ms. of the score, included in Mélanges autographes: volume XXVII, Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. A second source in a partly autograph ms. of separate parts available at Gallica digital library, BNF, Paris. While the autograph score is almost flawless, the parts are not at the same level of precision.

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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.

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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).
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The source is the autograph ms. „Mélange XXIII“, BNF, Paris, available online at the digital library Gallica.

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The source is the autograph ms. „Mélange XXIII“, BNF, Paris, available online at the digital library Gallica.

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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