François-André Danican Philidor

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François-André Danican Philidor was one of those rare artists known widely for two professional pursuits: musical composition and chess. In the latter endeavor, he was regarded as the unofficial world…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
L'art de la modulation, quartets (6) for oboe/flute, 2 violins & continuo Chamber Music
Carmen Saeculare, secular oratorio 1778 Choral
Tom Jones, opera 1765 Opera
Le sorcier, opera 1764 Opera
Sancho Pança dans son isle, opera 1762 Opera
Le Jardinier et Son Seignor, opera 1761 Opera
Ariette ajoutée au devin du village, for soprano solo Vocal Music
Simphonie No. 27 in G major (Ouverture: Le maréchal ferrant) Symphony
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Les Femmes Vengées, opera 1775 Opera
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