22. À l’abris du fracas des armes

From Céphale et Procris, IEJ 1, Prologue

Composer
Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Key
g minor
Meter
2/2
Length
21 measures

French text

Pan

À l’abris du fracas des armes,
Allons à nos concerts mêler des chants nouveaux
À l’honneur de tant de Héros,
Qui vont au milieu des allarmes
Nous assurer un doux repos.

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About the text

  • Author: Joseph-François Duché de Vancy

Instrumentation

  • Flûtes
  • Flûtes
  • Pan (Basse)
  • Basse continue

Notes

“Jacquet de La Guerre’s original score was most likely written in five parts, after the tradition established by Lully. As only Ballard’s partition reduite survives, however, only the upper two instrumental parts and the basse continue are extant.” IMSLP

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