Download e-book for kindle: Complete Keyboard Works, Series Two: Ordres XIV-XXVII and by Francois Couperin

By Francois Couperin

ISBN-10: 0486257967

ISBN-13: 9780486257969

"His melodic mind's eye screens admirable freshness. He possesses a fragile harmonic experience. His issues exhibit the inspirations of an impassioned musician: completely created, company in line, brilliant, and enduring in colour. His artwork by no means wavers; it constantly indicates a powerful technique." — John Gillespie, Five Centuries of Keyboard Music
This recognized version, ready a century in the past through Johannes Brahms and Friedrich Chrysander, offers the entire 27 keyboard suites, or Ordres, via the nice French composer François Couperin (1668–1733). additionally integrated are the Allemande and eight Preludes from Couperin's well-known harpsichord treatise, L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin.
In those remarkable works (there are over two hundred compositions within the volumes) lies the ideal fulfillment of French keyboard track, a wealthy resource of sophisticated, occasionally startling, consistently gratifying tune for keyboard artists and scholars at each point of craftsmanship. The moods, rhythms, and melodies of those designated compositions diversity throughout a huge musical spectrum, from crisp gavottes to noble sarabandes, from flowing allemandes to full of life gigues. the various items recommend carnival merriment, others smooth mirrored image; such a lot have colourful and mysterious names. Couperin's virtuoso command of harpsichord type, his wonderful method, and ever-fresh melodic mind's eye pervade them all.
Witty, swish, and tuneful, the keyboard works of Couperin symbolize a superb legacy of late-baroque masterpieces. fantastically reproduced during this reasonably cheap variation, they make abundantly transparent the justice of Bach's extreme admiration for Couperin's track and the aptness of the French master's surname — "le grand."
Note: sequence comprises Ordres 14–27 plus eight Preludes and Allemande from L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin.

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