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Jean-Joseph Mouret (11 April 1682 in Avignon – 22 December 1738 in Charenton-le-Pont) was a French composer whose dramatic works made him one of the leading exponents of Baroque music in his country. Even though most of his works are no longer performed, Mouret's name survives today thanks to the popularity of the Fanfare-Rondeau from his first Suite de symphonies, which has been adopted as the signature tune of the PBS program Masterpiece and is a popular musical choice in many modern weddings.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound: Music for Trumpets and Organ J. S. Bach, Buxtehude, Charpentier, Handel, Mouret, Purcell, A. Scarlatti; Hannes, Wolfgang & Bernard Läubin, Simon Preston 1
2009 Fanfares, Symphonies et Suites Jean-Joseph Mouret, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Anonymous; Orchestre de chambre Jean-François Paillard, Jean-François Paillard 1
Baroque Favourites Johann Pachelbel, Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Jean-Joseph Mouret; Raymond Leppard, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Richard Kapp 1

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