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Louis-Antoine Dornel

Organist and composer who was simply appointed cathedral organist in Ste Madeleine-en-la-Cite Paris more than Rameau. Several vital acclaims are referenced to Dornel in the “Mercure de France” for his motets — non-e of which possess survived. Various other compositions that are extant consist of instrumental compositions, violin sonatas, flute suites, trio sonatas, harpsichord parts and secular vocal music. Dornel’s just theoretical treatise declaims the usage of key-signatures with an increase of than three sharps. His composing was regularly polyphonic betraying his body organ expertise.

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