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Les Boreades

Overview

This production of Jean Philippe Rameau's Les Boreades stars Barbara Bonney as Alphise, a princess willing to forego her birthright in order to avoid an arranged marriage. This opera has had a troubled history, and was actually performed in full for the first time years after Rameau's death.
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Overview

This production of Jean Philippe Rameau's Les Boreades stars Barbara Bonney as Alphise, a princess willing to forego her birthright in order to avoid an arranged marriage. This opera has had a troubled history, and was actually performed in full for the first time years after Rameau's death.
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Special Features

The Triumph of Love - interviews with Robert Carsen, William Christie, Barbara Bonney, Paul Agnew, Laurent Naouri
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/17/2004
  • UPC: 809478000990
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 3:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 87,962

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Acts 1, 2 & 3
1. Ouverture [4:42]
2. Suivez la Chasse, Allez [3:09]
3. La Chasse à Mes Regards [3:15]
4. Si l'Hymen A des Chaines - Gavottes [3:35]
5. C'est Dans Cet Aimable Séjour [:39]
6. Rondeau Vif - Gavottes [3:57]
7. Un Horizon Serein [8:12]
8. Contredanse en Rondeau [1:51]
9. Charmes Trop Dangereux [2:42]
10. J'aperçois Ce Mortel [4:22]
11. Avec Éclat Paraissez à Ses Yeux [1:35]
12. Borée, à la Clarté Dont Brillaient Mille Éclairs [5:25]
13. Chantez le Dieu Qui Nous Éclaire [2:15]
14. Nos Peuples, Dieu du Jour, T'offrent de Nouveaux Jeux [:41]
15. Gavottes - C'est la Liberté [2:09]
16. Air un Peu Gai [1:26]
17. Comme un Zéphir Qui Voie [2:15]
18. Air Andante et Gracieux [3:20]
19. Ecoutez l'Amour Qui Vous Presse [2:27]
20. Air Andante [:43]
21. C'est des Dieux Qu'on Doit Apprendre [1:08]
22. Loure [2:31]
23. Gavotte Vive - Gavotte [2:06]
24. Ciel! Quels Accords Harmonieux! [1:22]
25. Espère Tout de Ce Trait Enchanté [2:18]
26. Songe Affreux, Image Cruelle [5:52]
27. Triomphe Hymen, l'Amour T'appelle [3:29]
28. Dans Ces Beaux Lieux [:38]
29. Air un Peu Gai - Eh! Pourquoi Se Defendre? [1:59]
30. Menuets [1:52]
31. Jouissens de Nos Beaux Ans [3:15]
32. Gavottes [2:05]
33. Aimez, Aimez à Votre Tour [5:45]
34. Régnez, Belle Alphise [1:47]
35. Borée en Fureur [2:28]
36. Suite des Vents [1:18]
Side #2 -- Acts 4 & 5, The Triumph of Love
1. Nuit Redoutable! [2:15]
2. Tout Cède aux Efforts de l'Orage [3:44]
3. Nous N'Implorons Que Vous [3:42]
4. Entrée [4:47]
5. Commandez aux Tendres Zéphirs [:34]
6. Gavottes Pour les Heures et les Zéphirs - Rigaudons [4:28]
7. Parcourez la Terre [1:13]
8. Airs Très Gais [1:16]
9. Mon Pouvoir Doit Servir [3:29]
10. Air Pour les Saisons et les Zéphirs [1:21]
11. Je Cours Fléchir un Dieu Sévère [2:47]
12. Volez, Que l'Amour Vous Seconde! [1:15]
13. Obéissez, Quittez, Quittez Vos Cavernes Obscures [2:59]
14. Ne Suivez Plus Mes Pas [5:55]
15. Que Vois-Je, O Dieux! [1:53]
16. Trop Superbes Rivaux [1:51]
17. Descente d'Apollon [1:31]
18. Je Rends Pour Ce Héros Ma Tendresse Éclatante [3:40]
19. Délices des Mortels [:39]
20. Air un Peu Vif - Air Gracieux - Air Vif [3:19]
21. Que Ces Moments Sont Doux [1:27]
22. Air Andante - Pas de Deux - Menuets [4:31]
23. Que l'Amour Embellit la Vie [1:00]
24. Contredanses Très Vives [1:46]
25. Credits [6:17]
1. Introduction [2:21]
2. Alphise [5:55]
3. Choreography and Modern Vision [4:41]
4. Major Strands in the Story [6:52]
5. Love, Women and Enlightenment [8:16]
6. La La La Human Steps [2:38]
7. Revisiting Great Works [2:57]
8. Baroque in France [3:20]
9. Good and Evil [4:53]
10. This Baroque Music Is Romantic [3:12]
11. Abaris [2:34]
12. Borée [4:16]
13. From Dark to Light [4:29]
14. Something for Everybody [:51]
15. Credits [:51]
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Menu

Side #1 -- Acts 1, 2 & 3
   Play Acts I, II & III
   Chapters
      Acte I
      Acte II
      Acte III
   Audio
      Stereo
      Surround
   Subtitles
      Deutsch
      English
      Español
      Français
      Subtitles: None
Side #2 -- Acts 4 & 5, The Triumph of Love
   Play Acts IV & V
   Chapters
      Acte IV
      Acte V
   Audio
      Stereo
      Surround
   Subtitles
      Deutsch
      English
      Español
      Français
      Subtitles: None
   The Triumph of Love
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