Jean-Féry Rebel: Complete Works

Note: The following list, excerpted from Wikipedia, isn’t believed to be complete.

Book of twelve sonatas in 2 or 3 parts (composed in 1695, published in Paris in 1712)
(includes: Le tombeau de M. de Lully, en hommage à son maître)
Ulysse, tragédie lyrique (1703)
Receuils d’airs sérieux et à boire, airs for voice (1695-1708)
Caprice, ballet d’action (ballet-pantomime) (1711)
12 sonatas for violin solo mixed with récits for viol, (Paris 1713)
Les caractères de la danse, ballet (1715)
La Terpsichore, ballet (1720)
Les plaisirs champêtre, ballet (1724)
Boutade, ballet
Fantaisie, ballet (1729)
Les élémens, ballet (1737)

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Jean-Féry Rebel: Books and Music

Selected Books

French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau
Hal Leonard, 2003
James R. Antony
$29.39 on Amazon

Antony

“Good academic study, a little too long and not enough of a bird view of the baroque musics in Europe and their interrelationship.”—Philippe Thaure on Amazon

Selected Music

elements Les Elemens (2002), 1 CD

r-sonatas The Complete Trio Sonatas (1997), 1 CD

champetres Plaisirs Champetres (2009), 1 CD

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Jean-Féry Rebel, 1666-1747

Rebel

Selected Recordings

Sonate Septième in G Minor

Violin Sonatas

Sonate Huitième in D minor

Selected Sheet Music

Premiere Suite
premiere
Source: RG Editions

Showcase Piece

Les Eléments

Notes and Commentary

Jean-Féry Rebel was an innovative French Baroque composer and violinist. He was considered a child prodigy on the violin and later studied under Jean-Baptiste Lully. He was one of the first French musicians to compose sonatas in the Italian style. Many of his compositions are marked by striking originality that include complex counter-rhythms and audacious harmonies that were not fully appreciated by listeners of his time. His Les caractères de la danse combined music with dance, and presented innovative metrical inventions. The work was popular and by some accounts was performed in London in 1725 under the baton of George Frideric Handel. In honor of his teacher, Rebel composed Le tombeau de M. Lully (literally, “The Tomb of Monsieur Lully”; figuratively, “A Tribute to Lully”).

Some of his compositions are described as choreographed “symphonies.” Among his boldest original compositions is Les élémens (“The Elements”) which describes the creation of the world. He lived from April 18, 1666, to January 2, 1747.—Excerpted from Wikipedia

Books and Music

Selected Books

French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau
Hal Leonard, 2003
James R. Antony
$29.39 on Amazon

Antony

“Good academic study, a little too long and not enough of a bird view of the baroque musics in Europe and their interrelationship.”—Philippe Thaure on Amazon

Selected Music

elements Les Elemens (2002), 1 CD

r-sonatas The Complete Trio Sonatas (1997), 1 CD

champetres Plaisirs Champetres (2009), 1 CD

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Complete Works

Note: The following list, excerpted from Wikipedia, isn’t believed to be complete.

Book of twelve sonatas in 2 or 3 parts (composed in 1695, published in Paris in 1712)
(includes: Le tombeau de M. de Lully, en hommage à son maître)
Ulysse, tragédie lyrique (1703)
Receuils d’airs sérieux et à boire, airs for voice (1695-1708)
Caprice, ballet d’action (ballet-pantomime) (1711)
12 sonatas for violin solo mixed with récits for viol, (Paris 1713)
Les caractères de la danse, ballet (1715)
La Terpsichore, ballet (1720)
Les plaisirs champêtre, ballet (1724)
Boutade, ballet
Fantaisie, ballet (1729)
Les élémens, ballet (1737)

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Pietro Locatelli: Notes and Commentary

Locatelli was born in Bergamo, Italy. A child prodigy on the violin, he was sent to study in Rome under the direction of Arcangelo Corelli. Little is known of his subsequent activities except that he settled in Amsterdam in 1729, where he died on 30 March 1764. His works are mainly for the violin, an instrument on which he was a virtuoso. His most significant publication is L’arte del violino, opus 3. Printed in Amsterdam in 1733, this was one of the most influential musical publications of the early eighteenth century. It is a collection of twelve concertos for solo violin, strings and basso continuo, with a ‘capriccio’ for unaccompanied violin inserted into the first and last movements of each concerto as a sort of cadenza. Locatelli also wrote violin sonatas, a cello sonata, trio sonatas, concerti grossi and a set of flute sonatas (his opus 2). His early works show the influence of Arcangelo Corelli, while later pieces are closer to Antonio Vivaldi in style. He lived from September 3, 1665, to March 30, 1764.—Excerpted from Wikipedia

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Pietro Locatelli: Complete Works

  • Op. 1 (1721) – 12 concerti grossi (in F, C minor, B flat, E minor, D, C minor, F, F minor, D, C, C minor, G minor)
  • Op. 2 (1732) – 12 flute sonatas (in G, D, B flat, G, D, G minor, A, F, E, G, D, G)
  • Op. 3 (1733) – L’arte del violino 12 violin concertos (in D, C minor, F, E, C, G minor, B flat, E minor, G, F, A, D “Il laberinto armonico”)
  • Op. 4 (1735) – 6 Introduttione teatrale (in D, F, B flat, G, D, C) and 6 concerti grossi (in D, F, G, E, C minor, F)
  • Op. 5 (1736) – 6 trio sonatas (in G, E minor, E, C, D minor, G “Bizarria”)
  • Op. 6 (1737) – 12 violin sonatas (in F minor, F, E, A, G minor, D, C minor, C, B minor, A minor, E flat, D minor)
  • Op. 7 (1741) – 6 concerti a quatro (in D, B flat, G, F, G minor, E flat)
  • Op. 8 (1744) – 10 trio sonatas (in F, D, G minor, C, G, E flat, A, D, F minor, A)—Excerpted from Wikipedia

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Selected Books

A History of Baroque Music
Indiana University Press, 2004
George J. Buelow
$57.33 on Amazon
Buelow

“Given the availability of numerous sophisticated surveys on Baroque music history, this reviewer was astonished that this tome exceeded expectations regarding scope and focus. In an effort to offer a discussion that goes beyond the standard canon of thought, Buelow explores the works of Iberian, Eastern European, Latin American, and indeed even Caribbean composers. The book is replete with extensive score excerpts and analysis, and the chapters are subdivided into sections treating genre, composer, and technical development—an arrangement that makes this sizeable volume painless to navigate.”—CHOICE

Selected Music

pl-2 Concerti Grossi Op.1 (1996), 1 CD

pl-3 Sonatas Op. 8 (2006), 2-CD set

pl-4 Art of the Violin 1 (1992), 2-CD set

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Pietro Locatelli, 1695-1764

Locatelli

Selected Recordings

Concerto a quattro for strings in D major

‘Concerto da camera’ in E flat major

Concerti Grossi, Op. I

Selected Sheet Music

Violin Concerto in A Major
PL-1

Source: IMSLP.org

Showcase Piece

L’arte del violino, Op. 3 – XI

Notes and Commentary

Locatelli was born in Bergamo, Italy. A child prodigy on the violin, he was sent to study in Rome under the direction of Arcangelo Corelli. Little is known of his subsequent activities except that he settled in Amsterdam in 1729, where he died on 30 March 1764. His works are mainly for the violin, an instrument on which he was a virtuoso. His most significant publication is L’arte del violino, opus 3. Printed in Amsterdam in 1733, this was one of the most influential musical publications of the early eighteenth century. It is a collection of twelve concertos for solo violin, strings and basso continuo, with a ‘capriccio’ for unaccompanied violin inserted into the first and last movements of each concerto as a sort of cadenza. Locatelli also wrote violin sonatas, a cello sonata, trio sonatas, concerti grossi and a set of flute sonatas (his opus 2). His early works show the influence of Arcangelo Corelli, while later pieces are closer to Antonio Vivaldi in style. He lived from September 3, 1665, to March 30, 1764.—Excerpted from Wikipedia

Books and Music

Selected Books

A History of Baroque Music
Indiana University Press, 2004
George J. Buelow
$57.33 on Amazon
Buelow

“Given the availability of numerous sophisticated surveys on Baroque music history, this reviewer was astonished that this tome exceeded expectations regarding scope and focus. In an effort to offer a discussion that goes beyond the standard canon of thought, Buelow explores the works of Iberian, Eastern European, Latin American, and indeed even Caribbean composers. The book is replete with extensive score excerpts and analysis, and the chapters are subdivided into sections treating genre, composer, and technical development—an arrangement that makes this sizeable volume painless to navigate.”—CHOICE

Selected Music

pl-2 Concerti Grossi Op.1 (1996), 1 CD

pl-3 Sonatas Op. 8 (2006), 2-CD set

pl-4 Art of the Violin 1 (1992), 2-CD set

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Complete Works

  • Op. 1 (1721) – 12 concerti grossi (in F, C minor, B flat, E minor, D, C minor, F, F minor, D, C, C minor, G minor)
  • Op. 2 (1732) – 12 flute sonatas (in G, D, B flat, G, D, G minor, A, F, E, G, D, G)
  • Op. 3 (1733) – L’arte del violino 12 violin concertos (in D, C minor, F, E, C, G minor, B flat, E minor, G, F, A, D “Il laberinto armonico”)
  • Op. 4 (1735) – 6 Introduttione teatrale (in D, F, B flat, G, D, C) and 6 concerti grossi (in D, F, G, E, C minor, F)
  • Op. 5 (1736) – 6 trio sonatas (in G, E minor, E, C, D minor, G “Bizarria”)
  • Op. 6 (1737) – 12 violin sonatas (in F minor, F, E, A, G minor, D, C minor, C, B minor, A minor, E flat, D minor)
  • Op. 7 (1741) – 6 concerti a quatro (in D, B flat, G, F, G minor, E flat)
  • Op. 8 (1744) – 10 trio sonatas (in F, D, G minor, C, G, E flat, A, D, F minor, A)—Excerpted from Wikipedia

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