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Title
Armonico tributo
Composer
Georg Muffat 1653-1704
Performer
Chiara Banchini  (viool) Jesper Christensen  (klavecimbel) Ensemble 415  (ensemble)
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 1996
1 cd
Recording date
1995
Playing time
01:08:57
EAN
0794881351022
CDR
ACX1252
Placing suggestion
27 - Overige kamermuziekensembles (NBLC) K3 - Kamermuziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 5 times in Flemish libraries

About Georg Muffat

Georg Muffat (1 June 1653 – 23 February 1704) was a Baroque composer and organist. He is best known for the remarkably articulate and informative performance directions printed along with his collections of string pieces Florilegium Primum and Florilegium Secundum (First and Second Bouquets) in 1695 and 1698.

Life

Georg Muffat was born in Megève, Duchy of Savoy (now in France), of André Muffat (of Scottish descent) and Marguerite Orsyand. He studied in Paris between 1663 and 1669, where his teacher is often assumed to have been Jean Baptiste Lully. This assumption is largely based on the statement "For six years ... I avidly pursued this style which was flowering in Paris at the time under the most famous Jean Baptiste Lully." This is ambiguous (in all of the languages in which it was printed) as to whether the style was flourishing under Lully, or that Muffat studied under Lully. In any case, the style which the young…Read more on Wikipedia

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