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Music by Marin Marais -
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GERALD FENECH

'Another triumph for Savall's seemingly inexhaustible musical genius.'

Marin Marais: Alcione - Suites des Airs à joüer. © 2014 Alia Vox

Marin Marais (1656-1728) is undoubtedly one of France's musical glories of the baroque era. A pupil of Sainte-Colombe, he first made a name for himself as a bass viol player, but his immense talents were soon spotted, and he quickly found a place in the Opera Orchestra and in the prestigious 'Musique du Roi'. Almost immediately, Lully took him under his wing, and with such a mentor spurning him on, Marais was soon composing his own operas...

Copyright © 30 June 2014 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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MARIN MARAIS: ALCIONE - SUITES DES AIRS À JOÜER

FRANCE

ALIA VOX

EARLY MUSIC

CATALUNYA

SPAIN

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