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Stanislas NIEDZIELSKI (Pianoforte)
Conducted by PERCY PITT
FRANCOIS COUPERIN , that great eighteenth-century Composer of Harpsichord music, was one of a dynasty of five generations of notable musicians. Couperin himself wrote music in memory of his great contemporary Corelli, and another distinguished Frenchman of a later generation, Ravel, in turn paid his tribute to Couperin by writing a Suite of pieces.
The Suite was first written, ten years ago, for Piano, and a little later four of its six pieces were orchestrated (for Strings, Woodwind, two Horns, a Trumpet and a Harp).
These are a Prelude. Forlana, Minuet and Rigaudon. The Minuet is a familiar form to all listeners. The Forlana, originally an Italian dance, a favourite of the gondoliers of Venice, has here a quiet spirit in a lilting body. The Rigaudon (a Provençal dance with a peculiar leaping step) has a cheerful swing.


Leader: S. Kneale Kelley
Conducted By: Percy Pitt
Unknown: Francois Couperin

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