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Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer

vn, *1725 FR
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer

Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer (ca. 1705 – 11 January 1755) was a French composer and harpsichordist.Born in Turin, Royer went to Paris in 1725, and in 1734 became maître de musique des enfants de France, responsible for the musical education of the children of the king, Louis XV. Together with the violinist Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville, Royer directed the Concert Spirituel, starting in 1748. Royer was at the Paris Opéra during the 1730s and the 1750s, writing six operas himself, of which the best known is the ballet-héroïque Zaïde, reine de Grenade. In 1753 he acquired the prestigious position of music director of the chambre du roi (the king's chamber), and in the same year was named director of the Royal Opera orchestra. He died in Paris.

        
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
VertigoJean-Philippe Rameau, Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer – Jean Rondeau2017Album
Les SauvagesBéatrice Martin, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Antoine Forqueray, François Couperin, Jean-Henry d'Anglebert, Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer2015Album
Complete Music For HarpsichordJoseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer2013Album
Pièces De ClavecinJoseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer, William Christie2007Compil.
Le Vertigo (Pièces De Clavecin)Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer, Jean-Philippe Rameau - Annamari Pölhö1997Album
Pièces De Clavecin, 1746Christophe Rousset, Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer1993Album
Masterpieces Of French Harpsichord Music - Meisterwerke Französischer CembalomusikJean-Philippe Rameau . Gaspard Le Roux . Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer . Jacques Duphly - Gustav Leonhardt1991Album
Pieces de ClavecinLisa Goode Crawford, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer1983Album
Le Clavecin FrançaisPauline AubertAlbum
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