Concerts royaux

Couperin composed a set of concert suites for the court of Louis XIV in 1714-5, now dubbed the Concert Royaux. At that time chamber music was particularly in vogue, and these pieces are not meant for dancing but for careful listening. They were published seven years later without indication of instrumentation, a feature also found in certain works of Marin Marais and Gaspard Le Roux.

This sheet contains the following parts:

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Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 1. Prelude
Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 2. Allemande
Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 3. Sarabande
Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 4. Gavotte
Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 5. Gigue
Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert - 6. Menuet
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François Couperin

François Couperin was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to distinguish ...