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L'Art de toucher le Clavecin - Piano

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An important 18th-century instruction book, Couperin's The Art of Playing the Harpsichord contains valuable information on technique, fingering, phrasing, ornamentation and keyboard performance style. Halford's scholarly introduction includes a biographical sketch of the composer, a thorough discussion of French Baroque ornamentation and a useful summary of Couperin's style. The eight preludes used by Couperin to illustrate his approach are musical gems rarely found in other collections.

Table of Contents:

Publisher: Alfred
Composer/Author: Couperin, Francois
Arranger/Editor: Halford, Margery
Catalog Number: 00-580
Pages: 84