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Sheet music for Marin Marais
SAB - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Arranged by Sherry B. Bingham. Classical Period, Christian, Christmas. Score. 3 pages. Published by Sherry B. Bingham (S0.154131).
Flute (unaccompanied) - Difficulty: medium
Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Edited by Hans-Peter Schmitz. Stapled. Music for Flute. Baroque. Solo flute book. 8 pages. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA03311. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA03311).
Viola and Piano
For Viola and Piano. Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Arranged by L.T. Rowe and M.E. Aldis. Music Sales America. French, Classical. Book Only. 30 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH56366. Published by Chester Music (HL.14020564).
Cello and piano - intermediate to advanced
(Maurice Gendron Transcriptions classiques et romantiques). Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Arranged by Maurice Gendron. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical. 16 pages. Schott Music #BSS 37779. Published by Schott Music (HL.49000946).
Violin (flute), viola da gamba (cello) and harpsichord
For Violin (Flute) and Basso Continuo. Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Edited by Reinhard Goebel. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Violin-Bibliothek (Violin Library). Classical. Composed 1723. 34 pages. Schott Music #VLB 52. Published by Schott Music (HL.49012331).
Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Leduc. Baroque. Softcover. 44 pages. Alphonse Leduc #AL25553. Published by Alphonse Leduc (HL.48183465).
- 5 books of pieces for viol and basso cotinuo (including pieces for 2 and 3 viols) (published in 1686, 1701, 1711, 1717 and 1725)
- 2 collections of trios:
- "Pieces en trios pour les flutes, violons et dessus de viole" (1692)
- "La Gamme et les autres morceaux de symphonie pour le violon, la viole et le clavecin" (1723)
- 4 operas:
- Alcide ou Le Triomphe d’Hercule (1693)
- Ariane et Bacchus (1696)
- Alcyone (1706)
- Semele (1709)
He was a pupil of Lully and of the viol player Saint-Colombe. He becomes a musician at the Versailles court in 1676. In 1679 he is appointed "ordinaire de la chambre du roy pour la viole", a function he keeps until 1725. He was very highly regarded as a viol virtuoso and the numerous pieces he wrote for his instument were very much appriciated by the king and his court.