Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier | Jean-Baptiste Cappus: Pièces de Viole - 1730, Vol. 1

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Jean-Baptiste Cappus: Pièces de Viole - 1730, Vol. 1

by Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier

Jean-Baptiste Cappus' viol pieces from 1730. This is the first integral recording of his music. He was a student of Marin Marais and a famous musician from Dijon where he conducted an orchestra with Rameau as the harpsichordist.
Genre: Classical: Chamber Music
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1. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: I. Prélude
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
2:32 album only
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2. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: II. Allemande
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
1:59 album only
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3. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: III. La legere / Double
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
2:40 album only
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4. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: IV. Le conte de Saulx
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
3:10 album only
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5. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: V. La niquette sarabande
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
3:44 album only
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6. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: VI. Menuets
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
2:47 album only
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7. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: VII. Musete à deux violes
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
3:26 album only
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8. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: VIII. Gigue la Puligini
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
3:10 album only
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9. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: IX. Loure l'harmonieuse
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
2:44 album only
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10. First Suite No. 1 in G Major: X. Les mipons menuets
Jonathan Dunford, Jérôme Chaboseau & Pierre Trocellier
2:19 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Who is Jean Baptiste Cappus?

Firstly a native of Dijon and a master violist as well as violinist, and a reputed conductor who wrote and directed many operas, with the illustrious RAMEAU as the harpsichordist in his orchestra.
He was born in Dijon the 6th of October 1689 to François Cappus also a musician and composer.
He probably studied with Marais and published two books of viol music.
In Dijon he held the job of being the Duke Of Burgundy's musician, as well as for the "Académie de Musique" founded by Rameau's brother Claude. His functions there included being a violinist, composer and orchestra conductor.

Many of his works have been lost. This includes operas, a Te Deum, various vocal music and two books of viol music.
Only one of these books has survived the "Pièces de Viole" from 1730.
This is therefore the first complete recording of Cappus' works for the viol, volume 1.
Recorded in Paris on a Salomon 1741 viol.
Accompanied by Jérôme Chaboseau on the continuo viol and Pierre Trocellier on the harpsichord.

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