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 There are multiple versions of a lot of his music: he revised his works a lot as time passed, partly because he was growing in technical skill, partly because he was keen to keep his music attuned to the tastes of the day. What started as broadly homophonic passages, for example, got re-written as complex polyphonic pieces; simple bits of recitative became elaborate arias or duets; orchestral parts that merely doubled choral voices were re-written to be complex, independent lines; and so on. There are multiple versions of a lot of his music: he revised his works a lot as time passed, partly because he was growing in technical skill, partly because he was keen to keep his music attuned to the tastes of the day. What started as broadly homophonic passages, for example, got re-written as complex polyphonic pieces; simple bits of recitative became elaborate arias or duets; orchestral parts that merely doubled choral voices were re-written to be complex, independent lines; and so on.
  
-Note that his name is variously found in different music/CD catalogues and indexes. "De Lalande"​ is common (and the generally-accepted version these days), but "​Delalande"​ is also frequent. "La Lande" and "De La Lande" are not unknown, either! The New Groves is clear it should be "De Lalande",​ however.+Note that his name is variously found in different music/CD catalogues and indexes. "De Lalande"​ is common (and the generally-accepted version these days), but "​Delalande"​ is also frequent. "La Lande" and "De La Lande" are not unknown, either! The New Groves is clear it should be "de Lalande",​ however.
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