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The passacaille in G minor is truly remarkable on account of Couperin’s treatment of thematic material and use of tonality which fluctuates between the tonic. Passacaille in C Major (M27, Oiseau Lyre edition) by Louis Couperin. Harpsichord by Peter Smalley , after Taskin Ordinaire. Eugène Minkowski, Vers une Cosmologie, chapter IX. Quoted from the introduction to Bachelard’s The Poetics of Space, Maria Jolas (trans.), John R. Stilgoe.

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Couperin delighted in giving some of his pieces descriptive titles that suited his music. Retrieved from ” http: Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Strauss were also influenced by his music. It is labeled a passaglia by the composer, the piece is also labeled rondeau in the music: Wednesday, October 23, Couperin – Passacaille. Couperin’s influence spanned the centuries as Brahms and R. The Passacaille French for passacaglia was published in his second book of piano pieces, and was included with nine other pieces in the 8th ordre.

There are over pieces in four volumes, with pieces arranged similar to the Baroque dance suite, but Couperin called his sets of pieces ordres. This includes dissonant suspensions, scale passages in parallel and contrary motion, and a chromatically modified version of the bass.


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The first and last pieces of these ordres were in the same key with the middle pieces in closely related keys. Couperin was born in Paris and died there in Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact.

Posted by Alan Beggerow at 2: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Editor Maurice Cauchie Built over a falling scale bass, Couperin uses every means at his disposal to create tension and contrast. Creative Commons Attribution 4. The site is also available in several languages. Les Fastes de la Grande Mxnxstrxndxsx: Editor Johannes Brahms Friedrich Chrysander Don’t show me this message again.

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. Arranger Teo Vincent IV. Pieces ; For harpsichord ; Scores featuring the harpsichord ; For 1 player ; For marimba arr ; Scores featuring the marimba ; For guitar arr ; Scores featuring the guitar ; For piano arr ; Scores featuring the piano ; For 4 recorders arr ; Scores featuring the recorder ; For 4 players ; For viol, continuo arr ; Scores featuring the viol ; Scores with basso continuo ; For 1 player with continuo ; For harp arr ; Scores featuring the harp.

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He could be bold with his harmony for his time, and was fond of peppering his pieces with passing dissonances. Passacaille in G minor composer. Creative Commons Attribution 3. April Total duration: Arranger Arnold den Teuling.

Couperin is best known for his works for solo harpsichord, published in Paris between There are a total of 27 ordres in the four volumes of harpsichord pieces.

In the final coupletthe chromatic bass pasdacaille but in the minor key, a reversal of the normal procedure for chaconnes and something found occasionally in the keyboard works of Henry Purcell.

Musical Musings: Couperin – Passacaille

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