Pierre Dandrieu


Born: 16??   Died: 1733; Paris, France  
Pierre Dandrieu was the uncle of the considerably more important Jean-François Dandrieu. Pierre was organist of St. Barthélemey in Paris, and a composer. About the only incident in his life that is known to history is a scandalously underhanded attempt on the part of Louis Marchand to get him sacked from that job.

It is likely the Pierre gave the job to his nephew Jean-François, but kept the title.

As a composer, virtually his
Read more only contribution to history is a book of noëls for organ, and even those might have been by his nephew (although the lad would have been only 15 at the time.) Conversely, it is likely that he is the true author of several pieces that Jean-François published after his uncle's death in 1733. Read less
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  • 1.
    Joyeux Noel: French Christmas Music / Mallon, Lambour, La Fantasia, Aradia Ensemble
    Label: Brilliant Classics   Catalog: 95569 Release Date: 09/22/2017   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Marc-Antoine Charpentier,  Michel Corrette,  Pierre Dandrieu,  Jean-François Dandrieu  ... 
    Performer:  Rien Voskuilen,  Christian Lambour
    Conductor:  Kevin Mallon,  Rien Voskuilen
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aradia Ensemble,  La Fantasia
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    Carols From Oxford
    Label: Gift Of Music   Catalog: 210 Release Date: 01/01/2009   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Henry John Gauntlett,  Benjamin Britten,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Kenneth Leighton  ... 
    Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom,  Bill Grayston Ives
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir,  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
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    Carols For Christmas Morning
    Label: Gift Of Music   Catalog: 1075 Release Date: 08/01/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry John Gauntlett,  Benjamin Britten,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Kenneth Leighton  ... 
    Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
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    A Distant Mirror - Shakespeare's Music / Folger Consort
    Label: Delos   Catalog: 1003 Release Date: 12/14/1992   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Thomas Augustine Arne,  Henry Purcell,  Pelham Humphrey,  Anonymous  ... 
    Performer:  James Richman,  Linda Quan,  Tina Chancey,  Ann Monoyios  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Folger Consort
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    Carols for Organ / Marie-Claire Alain
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 45455 Release Date: 08/12/1991   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claude-Béninge Balbastre,  Louis-Claude Daquin,  Jean-François Dandrieu,  Pierre Dandrieu  ... 
    Performer:  Marie-Claire Alain
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