Pierre Menault

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Pierre-Richard Menault (1642–1694) was a French Baroque composer.[1][2][3][4][5]

Menault was born at Beaune. While a provincial chapel master and priest at Dijon, he printed vespers dedicated to Père François de la Chaise, confessor of Louis XIV. He died at Dijon.

Works, editions and recordings[edit]


  1. ^ James R. Anthony French baroque music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau 1997
  2. ^ The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians: Vol 16 John Tyrrell - 2001
  3. ^ Towards tonality: aspects of Baroque music theory ed. Thomas Christensen, Thomas Street Christensen, Peter Dejans - 2007
  4. ^ François-Joseph Fétis Biographie universelle des musiciens et bibliographie générale de la musique p76
  5. ^ Montagnier, Jean-Paul C. The Polyphonic Mass in France, 1600-1780. The Evidence of the Printed Choirbooks (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017).