Pierre Guédron

Pierre Guédron (c. 1570 in Châteaudun – c. 1620 in Paris),[1] was a French singer and composer known for writing Airs de cour (including Cessés mortels de soupirer).[citation needed]

Guédron's Est-ce Mars (1613) was especially popular and is known in versions by Sweelinck (keyboard), Scheidt (5 part strings) and Vallet (4 lutes of different sizes).

WorksEdit

  • 6 books of Airs de cour à quatre et cinq parties
  • Airs de différents autheurs mis en tablature de luth
  • 1602: Ballet sur la Naissance de Monseigneur le duc de Vendosme
  • 1610: Ballet de Monseigneur le duc de Vendosme oder Ballet d’Alcine
  • 1613: Ballet de Madame
  • 1614: Ballet des Argonautes
  • 1615: Ballet du Triomphe de Minerve
  • 1615: Ballet de Monsieur le Prince
  • 1617: Ballet du Roy ou Ballet de la Délivrance de Renaud
  • 1618: Ballet des Princes
  • 1619: Ballet du Roy sur L’Adventure de Tancrède en la forest enchantée

Editions availableEdit

  • There is a large CNRS library edition of Air de cour.
  • Garland published a facsimile of the original print which is now out of print.

ReferencesEdit