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The Music of François Francoeur

A Mirare recording of the opera Piramus and Thisbe by François Rebel and François Francoeur, and an Alpha release of music by Francoeur with Ensemble Ausonia.

Daniel Cuiller

Photo: Vincent Garnier

Daniel Cuiller is the director of ensemble Stradivaria.

A new Mirare label recording of the French baroque opera Piramus and Thisbe, composed by François Rebel and François Francoeur, is explored this week alongside an Alpha label release of sonatas and cantatas by Francoeur with Ensemble Ausonia.

Music Heard On This Episode

François Rebel and François Francoeur: Act I, Scene 4: Troupe de peuples
Stradivaria/Daniel Cuiller — Pirame & Thisbe (Mirare, 2008)
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François Rebel and François Francoeur: Act I, Scene 4: Troupe de peuples
Stradivaria/Daniel Cuiller — Pirame & Thisbe (Mirare, 2008)
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François Rebel and François Francoeur: Act II, Scene 1: Thisbe alone
Stradivaria/Daniel Cuiller — Pirame & Thisbe (Mirare, 2008)
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François Rebel and François Francoeur: Act III, Scene 6: Zoroastre
Stradivaria/Daniel Cuiller — Pirame & Thisbe (Mirare, 2008)
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François Francoeur: L'Amour fait naitre nos desirs
Ensemble Ausonia — Sonatas and Cantatas (Mirare, 2004)
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François Francoeur: Sonata in E minor for violin and continuo (book 2), Rondeau
Ensemble Ausonia — Sonatas and Cantatas (Mirare, 2004)
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Bernard Gordillo

Bernard Gordillo was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and raised in New Orleans. He holds degrees from Centenary College of Louisiana, the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Bernard also writes and hosts the Harmonia Early Music Podcast.

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