Talk:Regina coeli (Charlemagne Loisel)
Abbé Moreau is not a name, it's just French for Father Moreau. I've found at least two priests with this name, one in the 18th century and one in the 19th. Does the editor know the composer's complete name? —Carlos 12:26, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
Some more info I found: there was an abbé (or abbot) who was a composer too, named Félix Moreau, son of composer Maurice Duruflé and organist at the Cathedral of Nantes. Nonetheless, on the score there is the following text: "à Mr. l´ Abbé Ch: Moreau, Curé de St. Médard". This is definitely not the composer name, but a dedicatory: "to Mr. Abbot-Chanceler Moreau, presbyter of St. Médard". So, who is the composer then? —Carlos 14:08, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
- It might be a good idea to contact Manfred Hoessl directly via email since I don't recall him conversing much on the wiki. I'm glad we've got people with language skills on board at CPDL - I had no idea "Abbe" meant "Father"! --Bobnotts talk 18:23, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
- Ok, I'll write him, let's expect he can explain us which source was used. —Carlos 19:32, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
On the print is as author: à Mr. Abbé CH: Moreau Curé de St. Médard.
The title is Regina coeli par Charlemagne Loisel Maitre de Chapelle et Organiste de l´Abbaye-aux-Bois.
Its an old edition Régnier-Canaux, Paris. Hope, this will help a bit
- Hi Hößl, thanks for the edition data. Then the composer is in fact Charlemagne Loisel (par means "by"), who dedicated it to Father Moreau. I'll make the necessary corrections. —Carlos 16:37, 3 December 2008 (UTC)
Thanks, I first also supposed, that Loisel is the author, but it´s in original as in my edition, Loisel is written below the title, Moreau,where normally the name of the author is. But I will change this on my page as well. M.Hößl
- I believe you, Hößl! I had noticed your files were named as LoisReg.* instead of MoreReg.* :) —Carlos 02:14, 4 December 2008 (UTC)
One reason, that I would have preferred Moreau you surely not suppose: Loisel sounds for a bavarian ear like a not very nice nickname *g* M.Hößl