Articles tagged 'Rameau'

(Dis)Arrangements 4: Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mozart’s arrangements take slight liberties: His sources strayed from Bach’s original, not because Mozart thought to make improvements.

(Dis)Arrangements 4: Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mozart’s arrangements take slight liberties: His sources strayed from Bach’s original, not because Mozart thought to make improvements.

Danses, Pièces et Suites. Pièces de Clavecin 7b.

At the German court, violist and composer Hesse fashioned an arrangement of Rameau’s ballet-opera, Les Surprises de l’Amour, for two viols. The transcription might sacrifice lines; nevertheless, the effect, scored for two viols plus continuo with occasional soprano and baritone, convinces.

Danses, Pièces et Suites. Pièces de Clavecin 7b.

At the German court, violist and composer Hesse fashioned an arrangement of Rameau’s ballet-opera, Les Surprises de l’Amour, for two viols. The transcription might sacrifice lines; nevertheless, the effect, scored for two viols plus continuo with occasional soprano and baritone, convinces.

Used Bin Troll Tweets D.

The astronomer’s star charts guide Johnston’s microtones. I crave Vol. 3.

Used Bin Troll Tweets D.

The astronomer’s star charts guide Johnston’s microtones. I crave Vol. 3.

Pièces de Clavecin 7.

Arriving at Kim’s D’Anglebert selections after Marchand, Le Roux and Février feels like coming home. I have never listened as closely or enjoyed D’Anglebert as much.

Pièces de Clavecin 7.

Arriving at Kim’s D’Anglebert selections after Marchand, Le Roux and Février feels like coming home. I have never listened as closely or enjoyed D’Anglebert as much.

200 Ans de Musique à Versailles

The 200 years can be navigated as a prelude with three acts. The booklet suggests a Prologue followed by an Apotheosis, Divertissement and Epilogue.

200 Ans de Musique à Versailles

The 200 years can be navigated as a prelude with three acts. The booklet suggests a Prologue followed by an Apotheosis, Divertissement and Epilogue.

Rameau, présent et absent

Nearly 270 years after its first publication, Rameau’s Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts perpetuate a modest enigma: What sort of ensemble should play them?

Rameau, présent et absent

Nearly 270 years after its first publication, Rameau’s Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts perpetuate a modest enigma: What sort of ensemble should play them?

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 3: Le Grand, Marpourg, Les Forquerays,etc.

We are reminded that Couperin said: “I have called my works Orders, although I could have called them Disorders just as accurately.”

Pièces de Clavecin 3: Le Grand, Marpourg, Les Forquerays,etc.

We are reminded that Couperin said: “I have called my works Orders, although I could have called them Disorders just as accurately.”

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

Pièces de Clavecin 2: Jean-Philippe Rameau

The composer, rumored to have been gaunt and short-tempered, earned greater attention for his 1722 Treatise on Harmony than his music or organ playing had by then achieved.

Pièces de Clavecin 2: Jean-Philippe Rameau

The composer, rumored to have been gaunt and short-tempered, earned greater attention for his 1722 Treatise on Harmony than his music or organ playing had by then achieved.