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Composers of the Week: Lalande, Marais and Their Circle


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Introduced by Lionel Sawkins. The reigns of Louis XIV and Louis XV were one of the richest periods in French musical history. After Lully's death, Michel-Richard de Lalande became the favourite composer of the "Sun King", while Marin Marais breathed new life into the bass viol repertoire. Marais La folette;
Rondeau (Pieces de viole, Book 3)
Jordi Savall (bass viol)
Ton Koopman (harpsichord) Hopkinson Smith (theorbo) Du Mont Dialogus de anima (excerpts) Lalande Miserere
Soloists, La Chapelle Royale/ Philippe Herreweghe
Gilles Diligam te, Domine (excerpts)
Soloists, Le Concert Spirituel, director Herve Niquet Producer Kate Bolton. Discs


Introduced By: Lionel Sawkins.
Bass: Jordi Savall
Harpsichord: Hopkinson Smith
Unknown: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Gilles Diligam
Director: Herve Niquet
Producer: Kate Bolton.

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