Jean-Philippe Rameau

Violet Common's "A Garden in July"
Violet Common

Sunday at 9:30pm on Voices, we spend the evening with an album spotlight of Les Arts Florissants's The Garden of Monsieur Rameau, celebrating French baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau and his contemporaries in a rich assortment of vocal music.

Daniel Hope: For Seasons
Deutsche Grammophon

The violinist complements Vivaldiā€™s famous concertos with twelve short yet vibrant pieces depicting each month, with composers ranging from Rameau (1683-1764) to Aphex Twin (b. 1971).

Martin Pearlman leads a stellar cast and the orchestra and chorus of Boston Baroque in a May 2011 performance of Rameau's opera-ballet.

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