Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.

Viola da gamba master Jordi Savall leads his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in a performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Apr. 16, 2015. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Viola da gamba master Jordi Savall leads his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in a performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Apr. 16, 2015.

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Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.

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PROGRAM:

• Anonymous: Concert donné a Louis XIII en 1627 (selected by André Danican Philidor)
·· Les Ombres
·· Air pour les mesmes
·· Les Nimphes de la Grenouilliere
·· Les Bergers
·· Les Amériquains

• Lully: Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

• Lully: "Marche pour la Cérémonie Turque"

• Lully: "Premiere Air des Espagnols"

• Lully: "Second Air des Espagnols"

• Lully: "Premiere Air des Espagnols"

• Lully: "L'entrée des Scaramouches"

• Marais: Couplets de folies

• Couperin: Prelude from Deuxième concert royal

• Couperin: Muzette, "Naïvement" from Troisième concert royal

• Couperin: "Chaconne légère" from Troisième concert royal

• Marais: Sonnerie de Ste-Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris

• Rameau: From Pièces de clavecin
·· La Forqueray
·· La Cupis
·· La Marais

• Forqueray: "La du Vaucel"

• Forqueray: "La Leclair"

• Forqueray: "La Marella"

• Leclair: Sonata in D Major, Op. 2, No. 8

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