The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Frans Bruggen - Rameau: Les Boreades, Dardanus (1987)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 57:41 | 288 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 420 240-2
Dardanus (1739) was Rameau's third excursion into tragedie-lyrique and Les boreades (1764), his last. Both works contain rich seams of inventive and colourful orchestral movements from which Frans Bruggen has created orchestral suites. In the case of Dardanus the quantity of dances and other miscellaneous instrumental pieces is unusually substantial, since for a revival of the opera in 1744 Rameau had been obliged to compose much new music.