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Dardanus

by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Dardanus' story of love and war resonates still. Rameau's beautiful music represents every emotion and every facet of this intricate story. Enjoy!

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  • 1:46
    Who knew 17th Century French music could be this brutal and thrilling? Anténor (Paul Whelan), Teucer (Stephen Bennett) and the people (Cantillation) request the assistance of the gods of war. Paul Whelan, Stephen Bennett, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.
  • 6:13
    Possibly the most famous French baroque aria, Dardanus (Paul Agnew) sings this lament from his prison cell. Paul Agnew, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.
  • 5:10
    The Dreams appear in Dardanus' prison cell and give him the gift of peaceful sleep, promising love. Miriam Allan, Dan Walker, Corin Bone, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.