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Marin Marais

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Marin Marais (31 May 1656, Paris – 15 August 1728, Paris) was a French composer and viol player. [1]

29 relations: Alcyone (opera), Ariane et Bacchus, Évrard Titon du Tillet, Chaconne, Composer, Consonance and dissonance, Fairlight (company), Figured bass, Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu, Harpsichord, Hubert Le Blanc, Jean-Baptiste Lully, John Hsu, Labyrinth, Liquid Sky, Louis Lully, Louis, Grand Dauphin, Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, Ogg, Palace of Versailles, Pieces de viole, Program music, Sémélé, Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris, Suitte d'un Goût Étranger, The labyrinth of Versailles, Tous les Matins du Monde, Viol.

Alcyone (opera)

Alcyone is an opera by the French composer Marin Marais.

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Ariane et Bacchus

Ariane et Bacchus (Ariadne and Bacchus) is an opera by Marin Marais first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 8 March 1696.

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Évrard Titon du Tillet

Évrard Titon du Tillet (January 1677 – 26 December 1762) is best known for his important biographical chronicle, Le Parnasse françois, composed of brief anecdotal vite of famous French poets and musicians of his time, under the reign of Louis XIV and the Régence.

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A chaconne (chacona; ciaccona,; earlier English: chacony) is a type of musical composition popular in the baroque era when it was much used as a vehicle for variation on a repeated short harmonic progression, often involving a fairly short repetitive bass-line (ground bass) which offered a compositional outline for variation, decoration, figuration and melodic invention.

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A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.

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Consonance and dissonance

In music, consonance and dissonance are categorizations of simultaneous or successive sounds.

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Fairlight (company)

Fairlight is a digital audio company based in Sydney.

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Figured bass

Figured bass, or thoroughbass, is a kind of musical notation in which numerals and symbols (often accidentals) indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones that a musician playing piano, harpsichord, organ, lute (or other instruments capable of playing chords) play in relation to the bass note that these numbers and symbols appear above or below.

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Gérard Depardieu

Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (born 27 December 1948) is a French actor.

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Guillaume Depardieu

Guillaume Depardieu (7 April 1971 – 13 October 2008) was a French actor, winner of a César Award, and the oldest child of Gérard Depardieu.

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A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard which activates a row of levers that in turn trigger a mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum.

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Hubert Le Blanc

Hubert Le Blanc (fl. 1740) was a French viol player, doctor of law and abbé.

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Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli,; 28 November 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.

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John Hsu

John Tseng-Hsin Hsu (April 21, 1931 in Shantouhttp://as.cornell.edu/news/professor-emeritus-musician-and-scholar-john-hsu-dies – March 24, 2018 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina) was a viol player, barytonist, and cellist.

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In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth (Greek: Λαβύρινθος labyrinthos) was an elaborate, confusing structure designed and built by the legendary artificer Daedalus for King Minos of Crete at Knossos.

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Liquid Sky

Liquid Sky is an independent American science fiction film directed by Slava Tsukerman and starring Anne Carlisle and Paula E. Sheppard.

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Louis Lully

Louis Lully (4 August 1664 in Paris – 1 April 1734) was a French musician and the eldest son of Jean-Baptiste Lully.

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Louis, Grand Dauphin

Louis of France (1 November 1661 – 14 April 1711) was the eldest son and heir of Louis XIV, King of France, and his spouse, Maria Theresa of Spain.

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Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe

Jean de Sainte-Colombe (ca. 1640–1700) was a French composer and violist.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles;, or) was the principal residence of the Kings of France from Louis XIV in 1682 until the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789.

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Pieces de viole

Pièces de viole were collections of suites for bass viol and usually continuo written by several French Baroque composers, most notably Marin Marais, whose five Livres form a core of the viol repertoire.

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Program music

Program music or programme music is a type of art music that attempts to musically render an extra-musical narrative.

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Sémélé is an opera by Marin Marais with a libretto by Antoine Houdar de la Motte first performed on April 9, 1709, by the Paris Opera at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal.

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Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris

Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris, "The Bells of St.

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Suitte d'un Goût Étranger

"Suitte d'un Goût Étranger" is a composition by Marin Marais.

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The labyrinth of Versailles

The labyrinth of Versailles was a hedge maze in the Gardens of Versailles with groups of fountains and sculptures depicting Aesop's fables.

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Tous les Matins du Monde

Tous les matins du monde (English translation: All the Mornings of the World) is a 1991 French film based on the book of the same name.

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The viol, viola da gamba, or (informally) gamba, is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments with hollow wooden bodies and pegboxes where the tension on the strings can be increased or decreased to adjust the pitch of each of the strings.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marin_Marais

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