Music of the Week: June 25, 2021: Le Roi Danse (Lully)

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Lully: Le Roi Danse
Lully: Le Roi Danse

Jean-Baptiste Lully was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer, who is considered a master of French Baroque music. Best known for his operas, he spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.

The French people and French culture were significantly impacted by the reign of Louis XIV. Lully’s music is one of the best expressions of French culture at that time. Enjoy!

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