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Mieneke van der Velden

Pièces de Viole

  • Type SACD
  • Label Channel Classics
  • UPC 0723385183020
  • Catalog number CCS 18302
  • Release date 11 September 2002
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Gamba players have a healthy respect for Franois Couperin's 'Pices de Viole'; they are not pieces to be casually included in one's repertoire. Couperin himself was not a gamba player, and he wrote these impressive suites without realizing the technical consequences of his writing; sometimes it takes the performer a long time to find an adequate fingering or bowing. Besides, it is impossible to make a selection of the 'Pices de Viole' for a program (as one could, for example, with the compositions of Marin Marais, which fill five books), because only two suites for gamba and continuo by Couperin have survived. Either you play the complete suites, or you don't play them at all. Nevertheless, we have decided to perform these pieces; the hard work which they demand is amply rewarded by the greatness and sheer richness of the music.

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    1
    Premiere Suite Prelude
     
    03:35
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    2
    Premiere Suite Allemande Legere
     
    02:38
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    3
    Premiere Suite Courante
     
    02:07
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    4
    Premiere Suite Sarabande grave
     
    02:55
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    Premiere Suite Gavotte
     
    02:48
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    Premiere Suite Gigue
     
    02:33
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    Onzieme Concert Passacaille ou Chaconne
     
    06:15
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    8
    Onzieme Concert Majestuesement
     
    01:57
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    9
    Onzieme Concert Seconde Allemande
     
    02:41
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    10
    Onzieme Concert Deuxieme Courante
     
    02:22
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    Onzieme Concert Sarabande tres grave
     
    03:59
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    12
    Onzieme Concert Rondeau
     
    02:30
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    13
    Onzieme Concert Gigue Lourée
     
    02:56
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    14
    Troisiéme Concert Prelude
     
    02:16
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    15
    Troisiéme Concert Allemande
     
    02:13
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    16
    Troisiéme Concert Courante
     
    02:04
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    Troisiéme Concert Sarabande grave
     
    03:39
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    18
    Troisiéme Concert Muzette
     
    02:52
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    Troisiéme Concert Chaconne Légere
     
    04:14
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    Deuxiéme Suite Prelude
     
    02:48
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    21
    Deuxiéme Suite Fuguette
     
    02:35
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    22
    Deuxiéme Suite Pompe Funebre
     
    04:36
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    Deuxiéme Suite La Chemise Blanche
     
    03:46

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