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Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray

b, 1669-1782 FR, Paris
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Forqueray

Jean-Baptiste Forqueray (3 April 1699 – August 1782), the son of Antoine Forqueray, was a player of the viol and a composer.Forqueray was born in Paris. He is most famous today for his 1747 publication of twenty-nine pieces for viol and continuo which he attributed to his father (except for three, for which he himself took credit). In the advertissements he states that he was responsible for the bass line (thus the figures as well) and the viol fingerings. Stylistically, they are very much influenced by Italian music and belong to the generation of Jean-Marie Leclair (1697–1764) and Jean-Pierre Guignon (1702–1774). Modern violists regard these Pieces de viole as the most virtuosic music for the instrument.[citation needed] Paolo Pandolfo and Lorenz Duftschmid have both recorded the complet

        
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Title Artist Year Type
Cromatica: The Art Of Moving SoulsJohann Jakob Froberger, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, Domenico Scarlatti, Johann Sebastian Bach, Padre Antonio Soler, Marcin Świątkiewicz2017Album
Pièces De ClavecinJean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray / Antoine Forqueray / Gustav Leonhardt2015Album
Leçon De TénèbresMarin Marais, Jean de Sainte-Colombe, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, François Couperin, Sainte Colombe Le Fils2004Album
Jupiter (Orchestra Transcriptions & Chamber Music)Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, Charivari Agréable1999Album
Œuvre Intégrale Pour ClavecinJean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, Yannick Le Gaillard1993Album
Violin Sonatas, Vol. 1Jean-Marie Leclair, Jacques Duphly, Jean Joseph Cassanea De Mondonville, Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, Simon Standage, Lars Ulrik Mortensen1992Album
Œuvre Intégrale Pour ClavecinJean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray, Yannick Le Gaillard1984Album
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