Beekman, who chose the Italian musician Marco Vitale to accompany him on the clavecin
, added that "the cultural exchange is very important" to him.
Rameau finishing his famous harpsichord cycle Pieces de clavecin
Handel, Georg Friedrich: Suites de Pieces pour le Clavecin
Referring to the title, she asks "who are you my dear pragmatist / wine in the rings of darkness and an ancient clavecin
in the corner.
Here we only have room to point to two of the best: Rameau's Pieces de Clavecin
en Concert (3984-21767-2) in which Leonhardt, on the harpsichord, is joined by the Kuijken brothers on the viola da gamba and violin and Frans Bruggen on the transverse flute.
s avis suggests that the airs may be performed on clavecin
, bass viol, violin, or German flute.
Accompanied here by Clavecin
en concert under the direction of harpsichordist Luc Beausejour, she serves up lovely, long lines and a gorgeous blend, with clear, impeccable enunciation.
Bach (Versuch u'ber die wahre Art das Clavier zu spielen, 1753/1762), Francois Couperin (L'art de toucher le clavecin
, 1716 and 1717), Johann Nicolaus Forkel (Uber Johann Sebastian Bachs Leben, Kunst, und Kunstwerke, 1802), Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg (Die Kunst das Clavier zu spielen, 1750/1755), Johann Joachim Quantz (Versuch einer Anweisung die Flote traversiere zu spielen, 1752), and Jean-Philippe Rameau (Dissertation, 1732); she also includes material on well-known performers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Jacques Champion de Chambonnieres, Louis Couperin, and Johann Jacob Froberger.
The program includes works by Rameau (Piece de Clavecin
Arranges / Pour Clavecin
Ou Forte-Piano / Avec Violon et Violoncelle / Par / M.
This is the case for Joseph-Hector Fiocco's Pieces de clavecin
The Musicians of the Old Post Road began the two halves of their concert with excerpts from Rameau's remarkable "Pieces de clavecin
en concerts" - short pieces that exemplified and commented on particular personalities of his era, although getting the references for modern audiences would require a Baroque historical sensibility beyond the reach of most mortals.
Other releases were the Shostakovich Symphony Number 8 (Delos De-3204), Rameau's Pieces de Clavecin
(Reference Recordings RR-27CD), as well as my trusty Engineer's Choice disc (Delos DE-3512).
Earlier researchers from Quittard to Francois Lesure (introduction to Manuscrit Bauyn: Pieces de clavecin
c1660 (Bibliotheque nationale, Paris, Res.
In 1701 Leclair was just four years old, but given that years later Michel Corrette, who was a decade younger than Leclair, published the same definition of organo (in Le maitre de clavecin
pour I'accompagnement, methode theorique et pratique [Paris: L'auteur, 1753]), Brossard's definition seems to have remained current in France throughout the period when Leclair's concertos were composed and became repertory items.