Search Options


Get Download Manager Now
Feedback
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
 

ClassicsOnline Home » RAMEAU: Castor et Pollux



RAMEAU: Castor et Pollux

Composer(s)Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Artist(s)
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Opera
Catalogue 8.660118-19
Label / Series Naxos / Opera Classics
Quality   320kbps
 
  Booklet / liner notes available
 
Download and Stream
8.660118-19
 


Rameau revised his 1737 opera Castor et Pollux in 1754, at the height of the raging debate, the so-called Querelle des Bouffons, over the relative merits of French and Italian opera. Long regarded as Rameau’s crowning achievement, it won immediate popular success, not only striking a significant blow for French music over Italian music but for the supporters of Rameau who looked to him to take over Lully’s mantle as composer of the French national style. Whereas the operas of Lully had been limited to simple subjects based around romantic love, Rameau took French opera to a greater level of complexity both in subject matter and in musical style. With its wider emotional range and dissonant harmonies, Castor et Pollux is a tense drama of brotherly and

more....

ClassicsOnline customers will not be able to use their log in to access the new HD site. Please create a new ClassicsOnline HD•LL account to download albums, subscribe to streaming, create playlists and more!


  Add to wishlist

Work/Track Title Time
RAMEAU: Castor et Pollux 2:20:42   
DISC 1
  Castor et Pollux          
      Overture 4:05       
      Act I Scene 1: (Cleone, Phebe) 5:26       
      Act I Scene 2: (Telaire) 2:51       
      Act I Scene 3: (Castor, Telaire, Pollux) 5:23       
      Act I Scene 4: (Choeur des Spartiates) 2:04       
      Act I Scene 4: Air tres pointe, deux menuets 4:48       
      Act I Scene 4: Ariette (Castor) 3:11       
      Act I Scene 4: Deux gavottes 3:39       
      Act I Scene 4: Deux tambourines 2:29       
      Act I Scene 5: Entr'acte (Un Spartiate, Castor, Pollux, Choeur, Combat, Telaire) 2:00       
      Act II Scene 1: (Troupe de Spartiates) 3:24       
      Act II Scene 2: Tristes apprets (Telaire) 5:12       
      Act II Scene 3: (Telaire, Phebe) 2:11       
      Act II Scene 4: March (Pollux, Choeur) 3:25       
      Act II Scene 5: (Pollux, Telaire) 4:47       
      Act II Scene 5: Air pour les athletes 2:52       
      Act II Scene 5: Air tres gai 2:58       
      Act III Scene 1: Ritournelle et Air (Pollux) 3:34       
      Act III Scene 2: (Le Grand Pretre, Pollux, Jupiter) 1:48       
      Act III Scene 3: Descente de Jupiter (Pollux, Jupiter) 5:56       
DISC 2
  Castor et Pollux          
      Act III Scene 4: Entree d'Hebe (Choeur des Plaisirs Celestes) 2:49       
      Act III Scene 4: Recitative (Pollux, Choeur des Suivantes d'Hebe) 1:29       
      Act III Scene 4: (Une suivante d'Hebe) 2:46       
      Act III Scene 4: Recitative (Pollux); Air gracieux (Hebe) 3:13       
      Act III Scene 4: Gavotte 1 & 2; Recitative (Pollux) 3:02       
      Act IV Scene 1: Prelude (Phebe, Choeur des Esprits) 2:55       
      Act IV Scene 2: Descente de Mercure (Mercure, Pollux, Phebe) 1:51       
      Act IV Scene 2: (Phebe, Cleone, Pollux, Choeur et Air des Demons) 5:39       
      Act IV Scene 3: (Phebe) 1:11       
      Act IV Scene 4: (Castor) 4:20       
      Act IV Scene 4: (Choeur des Ombres Heureuses) 2:47       
      Act IV Scene 4: Menuet (Une Ombre) 2:01       
      Act IV Scene 4: Passepied 1 & 2, Choeur derriere le theatre 2:05       
      Act IV Scene 5: (Castor, Pollux); Gavottes 9:59       
      Act V Scene 1: Ritournelle (Telaire, Castor) 4:24       
      Act V Scene 2: (Telaire, Castor, Choeur) 1:22       
      Act V Scene 3: (Telaire, Castor) 1:58       
      Act V Scene 3: Tonnerre (Telaire, Castor) 3:12       
      Act V Scene 4: (Jupiter, Castor, Pollux, Telaire) 2:12       
      Act V Scene 5: (Jupiter) 1:13       
      Act V Scene 5: Chaconne 4:51       
      Act V Scene 5: Ariette gracieus (Castor, Choeur) 3:20       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )




Last Albums Viewed


RAMEAU: Castor et Pollux

 

Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.
Classicsonline.com – Your Classical Music Download Source
7:38:30 AM Tuesday, July 07, 2015  -207-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.  

ClassicsOnline customers will not be able to use their log in to access the new HD site. Please create a new ClassicsOnline HD•LL account to download albums, subscribe to streaming, create playlists and more!


OK