David et Jonathas

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

David et Jonathas

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Lying midway between oratorio and opera, this "Tragedy in Music in Five Acts and a Prologue" has links to the Jesuits, who rewarded Charpentier's deep faith and consummate musical talent by appointing him as their official composer. The Theater of the Jesuits was active throughout the seventeenth century, and David and...

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