3 Charivaris (Dumanoir, Guillaume)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Versailles: André Danican Philidor, 1690
Misc. Notes extract from Philidor's Compilation "Recueil de plusieurs vieux Airs" upload in Various (Composer's pages) - fonds Philidor.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Charivaris
Alternative. Title
Composer Dumanoir, Guillaume
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1648
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Small Orchestra : Sol 1, Ut 1, Ut 2, Ut 3, Fa 4

Navigation etc.

  • A charivari is a piece played with maximal noise (accompanied by whistling, pans,..) on widowed second wedding or for unpopulars persons.
  • Dumanoir was a member of the 24 Violons du Roi.
  • According to Grove Music, "[h]is surviving music largely reflects the repertory of instrumental dances played by the 24 Violons at court. It is scored for a four- or five-part string band, in thick homophonic texture, of which the outer voices are the most active."