5. Rien ne peut échapper à sa sagesse extrême

From Céphale et Procris, IEJ 1, Prologue

Composer
Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Key
g minor → B flat major
Meter
2/2
Length
9 measures

French text

Flore & Pan

Rien ne peut échapper à sa sagesse extrême,
L’Orgueil est pour jamais à ses pieds abbattu.

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About the text

  • Author: Joseph-François Duché de Vancy

Instrumentation

  • Flore (Soprano)
  • 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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