Certaines informations figurant dans cet article ou cette section devraient être mieux reliées Le rossignol en amour ; Double du rossignol ; La linote éfarouchée ; Les fauvétes plaintives ; Le rossignol-vainqueur ; La Julliet ; Le carillon de. François Couperin. Le Rossignol-en-amour et Double, for harpsichord (Pièces de clavecin, III, 14e ordre). Composition Information ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. ‘Angela Hewitt’s third (and final) selection of François Couperin’s keyboard music . The first is one of Couperin’s most beautiful pieces, Le Rossignol en amour.

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Le Rossignol En Amour

To fully understand coupdrin music, we have rn relate it to the manners and habits of the reign of the Sun King, and most importantly to the dance. In Couperin, I also find the lyricism and poetry that, as a player, I love to express Les Langueurs-Tendres is a beautiful example of Couperin’s long, expressive lines. Couperin writes at the end of this piece: The double, or variation, is a perfect example of the art of embellishment.

But then the mood changes abruptly: Indeed, it is said that Louis XIV practised the courante for several hours a day in his youth. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. I find it fascinating how this music obviously influenced Bach, who admired Couperin enough to copy one of his pieces Les Bergeries into a notebook for his wife, Anna Magdalena.

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Couperin is the black-robed figure who, in some paintings of Watteau, beside the merry throng discoursing and flirting with such gracious urbanity, stands quietly in his corner, seeming to suggest not that the junketings are meaningless, the gestures empty, the urbanity a sham, but that, though the company may be delightful, one may be lonely, still. The hardest thing here is to play all the trills in the tempo that the music demands.

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There are ways, of course, of being expressive on the harpsichord and they are many and varied. The site is also available in several languages. He also says it cannot sound better than when it is played well on the transverse flute. Charm is in evidence here, and is heightened by the frequent use of a dotted-note motif that is obviously related to a poised gesture.

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It is the state of rapture induced by the song of the nightingale rather than the song of the bird itself that is beautifully portrayed, or, as Olivier Messiaen said: It is amazing how much intensity and melancholy Couperin can muster with so few notes.


The first, marked majestueusement majesticallycould be a portrayal of a wedding ceremony with the descending peal of bells heard for a fleeting moment. When his ambitions were thwarted he took pride in licentiousness.

This name will appear next to your review. In the one portrayed here we have Virginity arriving in an invisible cloak or domino. There is more to it than that, however.

One should not attach too much importance to keeping a regular beat in this Double. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Obviously it was just as important then as now to get up in maour morning, even with a hangover.

Most baroque keyboard composers were content to write with minimal ornamentation, phrasing, tempo markings and other clues to interpretation, hoping that the “good taste” of the performer would take over. Offensichtlich war es damals genauso wichtig wie heute, am Morgen aufzustehen, selbst mit einem Kater.

She was a gifted harpsichordist and composer, known for her delicacy and brilliance. So I got the scores to all keyboard pieces by Couperin and began reading them.

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