Montéclair: Cantatas for One and Two Voices
Series: Baroque Era Publisher: A-R Editions
Cantatas for One and Two Voices
Edited by James R. Anthony, Diran Akmajian
B029-30 Montéclair: Cantatas for One and Two Voices
978-0-89579-106-1 Full Score (1978) 9x12, xxvi + 169 pp.
These volumes present one Italian and eight French cantatas from Book III (1728) by Montéclair, who was best known for his biblical opera, Jephté. Five of these have parts for one or more obbligato instruments (violins or flutes). The edition also includes a translation of Montéclair's section on vocal ornamentation from his Principes de musique divisez en quatre parties (1736).
1. Les délices champestres
2. L'heureux moment
3. Ariane et Bachus
4. Sur un arbrisseau
5. La bergère
6. Tircis et Climène
7. Le songe
9. La morte di Lucretia
Edward Higginbottom, Notes, December 1982.