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Music

De Machy - Pièces de violle, 1685

Marin Marais - "Le Badinage", Pièces de violes, book 4, 1717 (Louis XIV died in 1716)

Antoine Forqueray - "Le Couperin", Pièces de viole, published posthumously by his son with added separate bass line in 1747

Sainte-Colombe - Recueil de pièces pour basse de viole seule, c. 1690 (Tournus manuscript)

Mal Waldon - "Soul Eyes", arr. J Rees for bass viol 

John Barber - "Dawn", from Shadow Songs, arr. J Rees for bass viol

17th-C French street songs taken from Chansonnier Maurepas, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris 


Texts

La Fontaine - "Le Lion", Fables, book XI, 1679

La Rochefoucauld - Maximes, 1665 / 1666 / 1671 / 1674

Pascal - Pensées, published posthumously in 1670

(Translations by Jon Rees)


Mme de Sévigné - Lettres

Saint-Simon - La Cour de Louis XIV

Hammond, N - Gossip, Sexuality & Scandal in France (1610-1715), 2011

Jones, C - Paris: Biography of a City, 2004