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Suite in C major
composer
Pièces en trio pour les flûtes, violons et dessus de viole, 1692

Recordings
'Marais: La Folia & other works' (CDH55235)
Marais: La Folia & other works
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Details
Movement 1: Prelude
Track 1 on CDH55235 [2'05] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Sarabande
Track 2 on CDH55235 [1'37] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Sarabande
Track 3 on CDH55235 [1'38] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 4: Fantaisie
Track 4 on CDH55235 [1'56] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 5: Gavotte
Track 5 on CDH55235 [1'26] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 6: La bagatelle
Track 6 on CDH55235 [0'55] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 7: Rondeau
Track 7 on CDH55235 [1'15] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 8: Chaconne
Track 8 on CDH55235 [8'23] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Suite in C major
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The Suite in C major starts with a Lullian French overture—majestic dotted notes and then a quicker three-time section—and ends with the traditional conclusion of the Lullian opera, the Chaconne, the signal for all those in the audience hitherto not paying attention to get to the front of their boxes in preparation for the applause, and in which all those characters on the stage still alive at the end of the drama join in a joyous dance. In its chamber music form, however, it becomes like the whole drama in miniature, with a dark and passionate minor section in the middle and many contrasting moods, affording Marais almost unending possibilities to display his invention.

from notes by Richard Boothby © 1989

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Details for CDH55235 track 7
Rondeau
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-31007
Duration
1'15
Recording date
6 May 1988
Recording venue
St Peter's Church, Petersham, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Marais: La Folia & other works (CDA66310)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: January 1990
    Deletion date: March 2006
    Superseded by CDH55235
  2. Marais: La Folia & other works (CDH55235)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: September 2007
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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