Ballet Royal de la NuitJEAN DE CAMBEFORT (c.1605-1661), ANTOINE BOESSET (1587-1643), LOUIS CONSTANTIN (1697-1779), MICHEL LAMBERT (1610-1696), FRANCESCO CAVALLI (1602-1676), LUIGI ROSSI (1597-1653) and ANON.
Catalogue Number: 01U011
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Reference: HMM 90603.036
Format: CD + DVD
Description: Following an initial reconstruction on disc in 2015 (10R011), the Ballet Royal de la Nuit enjoyed a triumphal modern premiere at the Théâtre de Caen in November 2017. That staged version, presented in this outstanding box set, at last includes the entire musical score (twenty-seven additional dances). The meticulous reconstitution of Sébastien Daucé, the incomparable poetry of Francesca Lattuada, an oneiric universe featuring more than 120 costumes designed by Olivier Charpentier, all contribute to an incredible enchantment further enhanced by the exploits of virtuoso jugglers and circus artists. In this ballet, a masterly achievement from every point of view, the spell remains unbroken from first note to last. 3 CDs + DVD (NTSC). Ensemble Correspondances; Sébastien Daucé.