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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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. The Passacaille French for passacaglia was published in his second book of psasacaille pieces, and was included with nine other pieces in the 8th ordre. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.
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Second livre de pièces de clavecin (Couperin, François)
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These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Couperin delighted in giving some of his pieces descriptive titles that suited his music. Wednesday, October 23, Couperin – Passacaille.
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Musical Musings: Couperin – Passacaille
This includes dissonant suspensions, scale passages in parallel and contrary motion, and a chromatically modified version of the bass. There are over pieces in four volumes, with pieces arranged similar to the Baroque dance suite, but Couperin called his sets of couperun ordres. Built over a falling scale bass, Couperin uses every means at his disposal to create tension and contrast. Arranger Arnold den Teuling.
He could be bold with his harmony for his time, and was fond of peppering his pieces with passing dissonances. There are a total of 27 ordres in the four volumes of harpsichord pieces. It is labeled a passaglia by the composer, the piece is also labeled rondeau in the music: Retrieved from ” http: Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of coupedin.
Arranger Le Sieur de Limouillet. 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.
The first and last pieces of these ordres were in the same key with the middle pieces in closely related keys. Don’t show me this message again.