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Trios pour le coucher du roi : pieces en trio (1692)

Marin Marais (composer), Philippe Pierlot (conductor), Ricercar Consort (performer)
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Title
Trios pour le coucher du roi : pieces en trio (1692)
Composer
Marin Marais 1656-1728
Conductor
Philippe Pierlot  (dirigent)
Performer
Ricercar Consort
Publisher
Ricercar, 2020
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
1998
EAN
3229262064828 (1998) 5400439001541 (2020)
CDR
CJX4070

About Marin Marais

Marin Marais (French: [maʁɛ̃ maʁɛ]; 31 May 1656, Paris – 15 August 1728, Paris) was a French composer and viol player. He studied composition with Jean-Baptiste Lully, often conducting his operas, and with master of the bass viol Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe for six months. In 1676 he was hired as a musician to the royal court of Versailles and was moderately successful there, being appointed in 1679 as ordinaire de la chambre du roy pour la viole, a title he kept until 1725.

He was the father of the composer Roland Marais (c. 1685 – c. 1750).

Career

Marin Marais was a master of the viol, and the leading French composer of music for the instrument. He wrote five books of Pièces de viole (1686–1725) for the instrument, generally suites with basso continuo. These were quite popular in the c…Read more on Wikipedia