Music at the Court of Louis XIV (1986)

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  • Featuring

    Alan Bennett Ann Mackay

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Programme about the composers/musicians at the court of Louis XIV at Versailles, including Jean Baptiste Lully, Michel-Richard de Lalande and Francois Couperin. Filmed largely at Versailles, includes performances by Les Arts Florissants, the London Baroque Dance Theatre, the Raglan Baroque Players and Singers, and Ann Mackay, who plays Armide in the opera of the same name by Lully.

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