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DISC: 1

1. Purcell: Celebrate this Festival (Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday), Z.321 "Crown the Altar"
2. Chalmin: Music for a While: Music for a While - Hypnotic Circles - Another Song
3. Harry: STAB
4. Chalmin: "Let Me Freeze Again"
5. Harry: Courante and Sarabande
6. Lully: Les Matassins (Xerxès, LWV 12) - Gigue (Ballet de Toulouse, LWV 13)
7. Harry: Pastorale
8. Chalmin: Ground Z

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Half Baroque, half contemporary, half French, half British: that is the challenge taken up here by Franck-Emmanuel Comte and Le Concert de L'Hostel Dieu. This recording presents in the same program pieces by Lully and by Purcell, together with contemporary creations by the Frenchman David Chalmin, inspired by Purcell, and by the British composer Martyn Harry, inspired by Lully. Both contemporary composers combine the sounds of Baroque instruments with their own expression, thus removing borders and engaging in a dialogue involving different periods and different languages. Axelle Verner lends her mezzo voice and unique personality to the vocal pieces in this program.