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Books/Manuscript: (FR) Le Concours de Sous-Maître de la Chapelle Royale de 1683 (The "Sous-Maître" Competition at the Chappelle Royalle of 1683)

Contributed by Admin on Feb 18, 2011

For those of you who are interested in the intricacies of the politics of choosing a “Sous-Maître” at the Chappelle Royale.

Visit the repository of articles of the “Muse Baroque” website to read the excerpts from the “Mercure Galant” account of Louis XIV involvement in the competition. (Article in French) (Note: You may read the Google translated version here: http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=fr&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.musebaroque.fr%2FArticles%2Fconcours_1683.htm&act=url  … Please not that there may be erroneous translation of words in some sections. (ed.)