These are original compositions by Makrygiannakis, as well as transcriptions of pieces by French Baroque composer Francois Couperin
, which constitute a soundscape, an aural mosaic of narrative nature with direct references to other genres of music but also to choreographies which Makrygiannakis provided the music for.
St Patrick's Deputy Organist, Caius Lee, will be joined by Leeds Cathedral Organist, David Pipe, and Cathedral Choral Scholar and Huddersfield University student Oliver Hatton in what is thought to be the only complete liturgical performance of Francois Couperin
's 'Messe a l'usage des Paroisses' (Mass for use in Parish Churches) to mark this year's 350 th anniversary of the composer's birth.
(6) Believing in the ability to set herself up as an ambitious publisher in Paris, she first produced editions of rarely heard music of the French baroque, especially the music of Francois Couperin
. (7) Conscientious of the importance of longevity, Hanson-Dyer sought out only the best materials and craftsmen for her editions.
's L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin (1716-1717) is one of the most well-known music publications in the world for the harpsichord, a milestone in European music history, comparable to J.
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Beginning with an attractive pairing of French baroque dances, "Rigaudon and Rondeau" by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Francois Couperin
's prodigiously gifted contemporary, and proceeding chronologically through a list of works by a total of 15 composers, it concludes with an exquisite "Berceuse" by Germaine Tailleferre, the only female member of France's revolutionary Les Six.
The clever incidental music was comprised of selections from the La francaise section of Francois Couperin
's Les nations (1726), a work inspired by various countries of Europe.
(1668-1733) was harpsichord teacher to the royal children and left many religious musical masterpieces including two organ Masses and his legendary lecons de tenebres.
Une dame entonne << Y'a tant d'amour sur toute la terre >> bientot accompagnee de toutes les femmes agees du wagon ; le vigile recite a sa chienne la fable de la Fontaine Le loup et le chien ; revant a sa vie future, une jeune fille dit une tirade de theatre de boulevard ; deux voix vocalisent a partir des Lamentations de Jeremie dans la Troisieme Lecon de Tenebres de Francois Couperin
; au chevet du jeune sidaique, l'infirmiere lit un extrait des Souvenirs entomologiques de Jean-Henri Fabre ; Spleen de Baudelaire est interprete par Leo Ferre ; au finale sont presentees des litanies modernes ou l'on voit sur un fond noir se detacher l'un apres l'autre des recitants drapes a l'antique venant enumerer sobrement les malheurs de notre temps.
, an eminent French organist and harpsichordist in the Baroque Era, wrote the first piece, "L'Apotheose de Lully" in 1725.
This tradition had previously manifested itself in Faure's rapturously pagan song cycles, in the glossy passagework of Saint-Saens's piano concertos, and first of all in those gorgeous harpsichord acrobatics that the early 18th century's Francois Couperin
and Jean-Philippe Rameau had brought to the highest imaginative pitch.