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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Editor Maurice Cauchie In the final coupletthe chromatic bass returns but in the minor key, a reversal of the normal procedure for chaconnes and something found occasionally in the keyboard works of Henry Purcell. Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact. Javascript is required for this feature. He could be bold with his harmony couperni his time, and was fond of peppering his pieces with passing dissonances.

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Editor Johannes Brahms Friedrich Chrysander Couperin delighted in giving some of his pieces descriptive titles that suited his music. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Couperin’s influence spanned the centuries as Brahms and R.

Built over a falling scale bass, Couperin uses every means at his disposal to create tension and contrast. Arranger Teo Vincent IV. 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. Strauss paseacaille also influenced by his music.


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Retrieved from ” http: Les Fastes de la Grande Mxnxstrxndxsx: April Total duration: The first and last pieces of these ordres were in the same key with the middle pieces in closely related keys. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Arranger Le Sieur de Limouillet.

Couperin was born in Paris and died there in Couperin is best known for his works for solo harpsichord, published in Paris between Photograph by Eva Vermandel. It is labeled a passaglia by the composer, the piece is also labeled rondeau in the music: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Contents 1 Performances 1. Posted by Alan Beggerow at 2: There are over pieces in four volumes, with pieces arranged similar to the Pawsacaille dance suite, but Couperin called his sets of pieces ordres.


There are a total of 27 ordres in the four volumes of harpsichord pieces. Passacaille in G minor composer. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.

Arranger Arnold den Teuling. This includes dissonant suspensions, scale passages in parallel and contrary motion, and a chromatically modified version of the bass.

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Wednesday, October 23, Couperin – Passacaille. 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.

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