Passacalle de la Follie (Album)

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Passacalle de la Follie
a double portrait of Philippe Jaroussky and Christina Pluhar
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 17, 2023 (2023-02-17)
RecordedNovember 9, 2022 (2022-11-09)–November 12, 2022 (2022-11-12)
VenueGrande salle, Studio de l'Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, Alfortville
LanguageFrench, Spanish
ProducerMireille Faure

Passacalle de la Follie was released in February 2023. It is a collection of chamber music composed for the French court at the turn of the 17th century.

Recording and production

Mireille Faure is listed as the recording engineer, in charge of mixing and mastering. Editing: Mireille Faure and Mireille Faure.

Music and libretti

Title and artwork

"Passacalle", largely synonymous with the Italian "passacaglia" describes a musical form. Originating in Spain, it describes a piece that is built on a four- or eight-bar bassline that is repeated throughout.


Phlippe Jaroussky – countertenor
Christina Pluhar – theorbo, concert master

Christina Pluhar is a theorist and ensemble leader. ForPassacalle de la Follie', she also provided some musical arrangements.



Theorbo and ensemble leader


Baroque violin

Theorbo and baroque guitar

Baroque harp

Viola da gamba





The album Passacalle de la Follie is connected to a tour of the same name, Passacalle de la Follie (Concert program)

Release history

<1--List of release dates, showing region, edition(s), format(s), label(s) and reference.

Region Date 1st release Format(s) Label(s) and Catalogue Number(s) EAN/UPC etc.
France 17 February 2023
  • CD
  • Vinyl
  • Digital download
  • OCLC:
  • EAN: 5054197221873
Germany 17 February 2023
Japan 17 February 2023
UK 17 February 2023
US 17 February 2023


Track listing

1."Aux plaisirs, aux délices, bergères" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousPierre Guédron2:44
2."À la fin de cette bergère" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousAntoine Boësset5:07
3."Non speri pietà"AnonymousÉtienne Moulinié2:26
4."Vos mépris chaque jour"AnonymousMichel Lambert3:12
5."Improvisation on Les Folies d'Espagne"Anonymousafter Robert de Visée and Marin Marais6:21
6."Yo soy la locura" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousHenry de Bailly2:03
7."Paisible et ténébreuse nuit"Antoine Girard de Saint-AmantÉtienne Moulinié2:59
8."Nos esprits libres et contents" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousAntoine Boësset3:54
9."Orilla de claro Tajo" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousÉtienne Moulinié5:09
10."Ma bergère est tendre et fidèle"AnonymousMichel Lambert2:50
11."Passacaille pour guitare in D minor" (Josep Maria Martí Duran: baroque guitar, David Mayoral: percussion) Robert de Visée2:58
12."El baxel está en la playa"AnonymousGabriel Bataille3:08
13."Chaconne in G minor" (Josep Maria Martí Duran: theorbo) Robert de Visée3:53
14."Concert de différentes oyseaux" (arr. Christina Pluhar)AnonymousÉtienne Moulinié5:52
15."Plainte" (Rodney Prada: viola da gamba) Louis de Caix d'Hervelois3:41
16."Enfin la beauté que j'adore"AnonymousÉtienne Moulinié5:32
Total length:62.55


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