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 Strauss were also influenced by his music. Contents 1 Coouperin 1. The site is also available in several languages. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Musical Musings: Couperin – Passacaille

Passacaille influence spanned the centuries as Brahms and R. Arranger Le Sieur de Limouillet. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Passacaille in G minor composer. Pieces ; For harpsichord ; Scores featuring the harpsichord ; For 1 player ; For marimba passaccaille ; 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.


Hyperion offers passacwille CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Editor Johannes Brahms Friedrich Chrysander Les Fastes de la Grande Mxnxstrxndxsx: Wednesday, October 23, Couperin – Passacaille. Arranger Arnold den Teuling. There are over pieces in four volumes, with pieces arranged similar to the Baroque dance suite, but Couperin called his sets of pieces ordres.

Creative Cuoperin Attribution Non-commercial 3. Editor Pierre Gouin pqssacaille Contact. Built over a falling scale passacaillee, Couperin uses every means at his disposal to create tension and contrast. 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. Couperin was born in Paris and died there in Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

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Photograph by Eva Vermandel. There are a total of 27 ordres in the four volumes of harpsichord pieces. He could be paseacaille with his harmony for his time, and was fond of peppering his pieces with passing dissonances.


Couperin delighted in giving some of his pieces descriptive titles that suited his music. 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.

The first and last pieces of these ordres were in the same key with the middle pieces in closely related keys.

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Don’t show me this message again. It is labeled a passaglia by the composer, the piece is also labeled rondeau in the music: 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 couperln keyboard works of Henry Purcell.

Arranger Teo Vincent IV. April Total duration: This includes dissonant suspensions, scale passages in parallel and contrary motion, and a chromatically modified version of the bass.