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Composers

de Lalande, Michel-Richard (1657 - 1726)

"Ballet de la Jeunesse" Suite
Sample Score

Source of the Suite is a ms. Philidor from Bibliothèque municipale de Versailles, available through the digital library Gallica, BNF, Paris: “Ballet de le ieunesse / Represanté devant / Sa Maiesté a / Versailles sur Le petit / Theastre Le 28e Ianvier 1686 / L'an 1686 / Mis en Musique par Monsieur / de La Lande compositeur de la chambr[e] / et maistre de musique de la chapelle du roy...”. Score has the original clefs, while separate parts have been published with currently used clefs.

Versions 1.6, 1.5, 1.4, 1.3 and 1.2 correct some errors in Ouverture (Dessus II, Taille and Quinte), Prelude (Basse) and Gigue (Taille, Quint) with repeats as in ms. Version 1.1 corrects some transcription errors. Chaconne was first published in 2006.
Chaconne Les fontaines de Versailles
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The source of Chaconne is a ms Philidor F-537.

Version 1.5