The Dolci Show

Dolci Show #30: Les folies d’Espagne, Part I

November 18, 2020 Ted Rust, oboe d’amore, and Viva Knight, piano Season 1 Episode 30
The Dolci Show
Dolci Show #30: Les folies d’Espagne, Part I
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The Dolci Show
Dolci Show #30: Les folies d’Espagne, Part I
Nov 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 30
Ted Rust, oboe d’amore, and Viva Knight, piano

Marin Marais (1656-1728) was a composer and gamba player whose job was to provide bedtime music for King Louis XIV,  Les folies d’Espagne was a popular song on which Marais composed a set of 31 variations for this purpose, and published as part of his second book of “Pieces de viole” in 1701.  This version was arranged by Jennifer Paull. 

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Marin Marais (1656-1728) was a composer and gamba player whose job was to provide bedtime music for King Louis XIV,  Les folies d’Espagne was a popular song on which Marais composed a set of 31 variations for this purpose, and published as part of his second book of “Pieces de viole” in 1701.  This version was arranged by Jennifer Paull.