Rameau: Pièces de Clavecin en concerts

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Rameau: Pièces de Clavecin en concerts



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29th June 2015




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Rameau: Pièces de Clavecin en concerts

La Reverencia, Andrés Alberto Gómez



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In 1741 Rameau published his Pièces de clavecin en concert pour un violon ou une flûte, une viole ou un second violon. In these pieces he includes the flute, viola da gamba and harpsichord as three independent instruments playing together. Structured in five concerts, these pieces can be performed in quartet simply adding a violin, this version recorded by La Reverencia is based on this, offering a different and powerfull sonority. Besides the obvious beauty of this music, its interpretation required performers with great technical and musical qualities because of the difficulty of the score. This is the only example of chamber music in Rameau production and one of the most glorious examples in baroque French music that, in some way, expected the classic trio for piano, violin and cello.

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