Jean-Baptiste Stuck

Jean Baptiste Stuck (known as Batistin) was, in spite of his German name, born in Italy, and came to Paris around 1705. He became well known as a composer of operas, and as one of the first performers to bring the cello into renown as a solo instrument. His cantatas were regarded by some as models of the genre; a contemporary editor, Bachelier, wrote that “His Cantatas brought him infinite honour….”

Héraclite et Démocrite
Duo for Oboe and Bassoon