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Couperin was born in to one of the most famous musical families in all of Europe. Thanks to his family reputation, Couperin was pretty much set for life where musical employment was concerned, which may have given him more confidence and freedom musically. And he really is great. So remember how those other titles were pretty obvious and match up nicely with the tone painting in the music?
This one haunts peoples dreams. Who is she??? There are so so so many people trying to solve the enigma of this title. Okay the last one is maybe my own theory but I think the two above it are pretty plausible theories since they also have a fun visual component on the page the bar lines look like little fences the notes are hopping over.
This creates an awesome texture that seems to constantly be moving and almost existing out of the realm of earthly things like bar lines and measures. Even though Couperin has the entirety of the keyboard to work with, he chooses to restrict this work to a pretty limited selection, which helps to keep this perpetual music machine going without any big changes to catch your ear.
I have many listening options available for you on this one friends! Historical performance is magical and you can close your eyes and time travel to hear the exact same sounds you would have heard when this piece was composed. So congratulations, you have now received a full conservatory composition education! Author Molly Posted on.
MIDI file Problems playing these files? See media help. Couperin acknowledged his debt to the Italian composer Corelli. The four collections for harpsichord alone are grouped into ordres, a synonym of suites , containing traditional dances as well as pieces with descriptive titles. The first and last pieces in an ordre were of the same tonality, but the middle pieces could be in other closely related tonalities. They have been likened to miniature tone poems.
COUPERIN LES BARRICADES PDF
Mojinn Some have simply used the title while others have created new works inspired by the original. Moreover, it seems to form a set with the following piece, Les Garricades. Creative Commons Attribution 3. Scott Rossin a master class filmed and distributed by Harmonia Mundilikens the piece to a train.
Solving François Couperin's Les Barricades Mystérieuses
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