Biography of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

25.09.1683
Baptized in Dijon being son to a organist.
1699
Music studies in Italy
1702
Starts a twenty year carreer as an organist in Dijon, Lyon, Avignon and Clermont-Ferrand
1705
Work on his first book Traite de l´harmonie
1722
He finally moves to Paris. Publication of Traite de l´harmonie.
1724
Puclication of the second book Pieces de clavecin
1732
Organist in Paris at Ste-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie
He finds a taxgoverer as a patron for about twenty years
1737
Opening of a private music school.
1745
Chamber composer of Ludwig the XV.
1752
Defends the French Opera in the war of Buffonists and looses thus his patron
12.09.1764
Dies of typhus in Paris
Good friend of Voltaire

Sheet music for flute:

Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts
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(flute (violin), violin, viola, harpsichord)
Rating: easy
  1. Premier Concert (La Coulicam - La Livri - Le Vezinet)
  2. IIe Concert (La Laborde - La Boucon - L'Agacante - Premier Menuet - 2e Menuet)
  3. IIIe Concert (La La Popliniere - La Timide - per Tambourin - 2e Tambourin en rondeau)
  4. IVe Concert (La Pantomime - L' Indiscrete - La Rameau)
  5. Ve Concert (La Forqueray - La Cupis - La Marais)
First edition 1741


Literature von/über Jean-Philippe Rameau

Last edit 21.11.2012