Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

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Few eighteenth-century composers earned a personal fortune solely by writing music; Joseph Bodin de Boismortier did, and could claim to be the first Frenchman to sell his talents on the open market. By…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Sonatas (6) for flute & harpsichord, Op. 91 Chamber Music
Daphnis et Chloé, pastorale, Op. 102 1747 Vocal Music
Trio sonata for treble voice & two bass instruments in E major, Op. 37/2 1732 Chamber Music
Sonatas (6) suivre d'un nombre de pièces, for 2 bassoons (or cellos or viols), Op. 40 1732 Chamber Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Don Quichotte (Chez la Duchesse), opera-ballet 1743 Ballet
Suites (4) for harpsichord, Op. 59 1736 Keyboard
Sonata for bassoon & continuo in D minor, Op. 50/4 1734 Chamber Music
Concerto for 5 flutes in A minor, Op. 15/2 1727 Concerto
Diverse Pièces for viola da gamba & basso continuo, Op. 31 Chamber Music
Four Seasons, cantates françois for voice, instruments & basso continuo, Op. 5 1724 Vocal Music
Sonata in B minor (G minor), Op. 34/1 Chamber Music
Concerto for 5 flutes in B minor, Op. 15/4 1727 Concerto
Sonata for bassoon & continuo in G major, Op. 50/2 1734 Chamber Music
Suites (6) for flute & basso continuo, Op. 35 1731 Chamber Music
Motet à grand choeur Choral
Trio Sonata in D major, Op. 50/6 Chamber Music
Sonata for 3 recorders & basso continuo in C major, Op. 34/6 1731 Chamber Music
Suite for flute & continuo in E minor Op. 35/1 1731 Chamber Music
Trio Sonata for flute, bassoon & continuo No. 5 in A minor, Op. 37/5 Chamber Music
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