38. Célébrons d’un Héros la valeur triomphante

From Céphale et Procris, IEJ 1, Acte I, Scène V

Composer
Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Key
D major
Meter
3/4
Length
126 measures

French text

Chœur

Célébrons d’un Héros la valeur triomphante
Nos ennemis sont soumis à ses lois.
Unissons nos cœurs et nos voix,
Chantons sa Victoire éclatante,
Chantons ses glorieux Exploits.

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About the text

  • Author: Joseph-François Duché de Vancy

Instrumentation

  • Violons + Trompettes
  • Violons + Trompettes
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • 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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