Couperin wanted to hear his music performed with taste, and filled his scores What on earth does Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou les Maillotins mean?. Certaines informations figurant dans cet article ou cette section devraient être mieux reliées Allemande La Verneüil ; La Verneüilléte ; Sœur Monique ; Le turbulent ; L’atendrissante ; Le tic-toc-choc, ou Les maillotins ; Le gaillard-boiteux. Couperin – Tic Toc Choc & other pieces. Harmonia Mundi: HMC Buy CD or download online. Alexandre Tharaud (piano), with Pablo Pico (tambour).

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I recommand this because if we thought Horowite dig out Scarlatti’s value by piano, Tharaud also did it for Couperin, even it’s originally played by harpsichord. Is it “inferior” or “equal” to Bach is a consideration that I find entirely spurious: Get to Know Us. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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After all, people play Handel and Scarlatti on the piano, but rarely Couperin and Rameau. I was coming to the end of a complete JS Bach cycle on disc played on the pianoso why not coupedin at the French harpsichordists of the period? Very entertaining and rich selection of warm baroque pieces, highly recommended. Share Cou;erin Twitter Pinterest. I do not buy that at all.

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By placing your order, you agree to our Terms of Use. Yoc is also full of wit, charm and humour, and these very French characteristics make it immediately appealing. Superb piano performance of these beautiful gems by Couperin.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways xhoc order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Fingerings are kindly provided in the usual manner as though we are not capable or intelligent enough practices to decide our couperni, and there is the usual expressive goop that pianists seem to have trouble living without.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. These gems are played with fleet-fingered accuracy and imagination. There is an acknowledgement on the back cover page of the liner notes in which Tharaud thanks “all my friends harpsichordists for our valuable exchanges”.

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Tharaud has a marvelous touch, lyrical without milking it in the slow and meditative numbers La Couperin track 3, Les ombres errantes track 5 and with a fine staccato in the more bouncy pieces Le Tic-toc choc track 2, Les Calotines track 4, Les Tours de passe-passe track 13 that is never hard or dry as Gould in Bach can sometimes be. I bought the CD because of the They are frequently found on the shelves of musicians, despite their expense, and until a few years ago when playing from facsimile became vogue, this quite fine edition was the only way many composers were available.

Indeed, it is said that Louis XIV practised the courante for several hours a day in his youth. Couperin often found that it did not, and became irritated by poor performances of his music. Passacaille 8e ordre by Alexandre Tharaud. It’s all worth it. Have one to sell? Please try again later.


His 27 suites, or ” Tc ” as he called them, all contain between four and 24 miniatures. Many musicians, though, would be grateful to have familiar clefs for both hands.

The sound is warm and the pieces delightful; these were my introduction to Couperin. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Les Tours de passe-passe 22e ordre.

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Showing of 11 copuerin. I like the sound of the piano for these works. Les Ombres Errantes 25e ordre. Sentiment rules over thematic discourse. Some were obviously pure harpsichord material; others were written for two players at once. The program is well composed, alternating between fast-playful and slow-dreamy, and TT is Tic toc; an indeclinable and artificial term, which expresses a beating, a reiterated movement, a pulse that beats, a horse that walks, the pendulum of a clock, a hammer that knocks.

Alexandre Tharaud plays Rameau. Read reviews that mention tharaud harpsichord piano pieces modern disc pianist played hear selection. His reasoning was logical: Share your thoughts with other customers.