Les Nations (Couperin, François)

Contents

Performances

Recordings

La Piemontoise [L’astrée]: Sonade

MP3 file (audio)
Phillipwserna (2012/11/1)

Performer Pages Phillip Serna (Viola da Gamba)
Performers New Comma Baroque
Matthew C. Cataldi (baroque violin), Leighann Daihl (baroque flute)
Emily J. Morlan (historical keyboards)
Publisher Info. New Comma Baroque
Copyright
Misc. Notes From the program Tous les Matins du Monde "All the Mornings of the World" - Music of the French Baroque by Chambonnières, Couperin, Leclair & Marais. Recorded September 10th, 2012 at Adlai E. Stevenson High School Recital Hall, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Naxos Search

Search key: couperin les nations

Javascript not enabled.

Synthesized/MIDI

L’Impériale (No.3)

For Organ (Bach)

MID file (audio/video)
Keanur (2015/1/27)

Performers MIDI file by Pierre Gouin
Publisher Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015
Copyright
Misc. Notes Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

Complete

PDF scanned by Unknown
High5ths (2011/12/28)

PDF scanned by Unknown
High5ths (2011/12/28)

PDF scanned by Unknown
High5ths (2011/12/28)

PDF scanned by Unknown
High5ths (2011/12/28)

Publisher. Info. Paris: L'Auteur, Boyvin, 1726.
Copyright
Misc. Notes 600 dpi monochrome
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP297657-Couperin - Les Nations (premier dessus) (facsimile).pdf

Selections

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Irishmaestro (2014/4/26)

Engraver Sébastien de Brossard, copyist
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(1690-1710)
Copyright
Misc. Notes Manuscript copies of the opening movement of each ordre.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP297657-Couperin - 4 Sonates en Trio -Vm7-1156-.pdf

La Françoise (No.1)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

Arranger Julien Tiersot (1857-1936), continuo realization
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1933. Plate D. & F. 12295.

In the USA this work is most likely in the public domain because it was published without a compliant copyright notice, no renewal was found after a thorough search of the Catalog of Copyright Entries, or it was either ineligible for "restoration" under GATT/TRIPs and/or no record of an NIE filing was found in the online records of the US Copyright Office.

Please obey the copyright laws of your country. IMSLP assumes no legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
SIBLEY1802.18060.3d1d-39087009041437vol. 1 score.pdf

PDF typeset by editor
Csakan-2011 (2016/2/27)

Editor Hans-Thomas Müller-Schmidt
Publisher. Info. Hans-Thomas Müller-Schmidt
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP297657-Couperin-Les Nations 1.pdf

L’Espagnole (No.2)

PDF typeset by editor
Artur Wrona (2014/9/17)

ZIP typeset by editor
Artur Wrona (2014/9/17)

Editor Artur Wrona
Publisher. Info. Artur Wrona
Copyright
Misc. Notes Engraved with Lilypond
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP297657-Second Ordre lEspagnole.pdf

L’Impériale (No.3)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

Arranger Julien Tiersot (1857-1936), continuo realization
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1916. Plate D. & F. 9302.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
SIBLEY1802.18060.f477-39087009041445vol. 2 score.pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

La Françoise (No.1)

For String Quartet (Albanese)

PDF typeset by arranger
Amatus (2014/9/6)

PDF typeset by arranger
Amatus (2014/9/6)

PDF typeset by arranger
Amatus (2014/9/6)

PDF typeset by arranger
Amatus (2014/9/6)

PDF typeset by arranger
Amatus (2014/9/6)

Arranger Luca Albanese
Publisher. Info. Luca Albanese
Copyright
Misc. Notes I added a Viola part to arrange it for String Quartet. The Violins I & II and the Cello follow the printed version arranged by Julien Tiersot. I didn't include the Piano part as I think the BC is poorly realised. The ornamentations have been adapted for better legibility.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP297657-Couperin - Chaconne ou Passacaille.pdf

L’Impériale (No.3)

For Organ (Bach)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Peter (2007/3/17)

Arranger Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVIII.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Bach - BGA - BWV 587.pdf

PDF typeset by editor
Gil Garty (2009/10/31)

Arranger Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Editor Gil Garty
Publisher. Info. Tel Aviv: G & H Edition, 2009.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP10889-BWV 587.pdf

PDF typeset by editor
editor (2015/1/27)

Arranger Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Editor Pierre Gouin - Contact
Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015
Copyright
Misc. Notes Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587
Urtext organ score revised according to original.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP153699-Bach 587 Aria.pdf
Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Les Nations
Alternative. Title Sonades, & Suites de Simphonies en trio (pour 2 dessus et basse continue)
Composer Couperin, François
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 36 pieces
  • Premier Ordre «La Françoise»
  1. (Sonade)
    Gravement – gayement – rondement – gayement – gravement – vivement
    Air. gracieusement – gayement
  2. Allemande (sans lenteur)
  3. Première Courante (noblement)
  4. Seconde Courante (un peu plus viste)
  5. Sarabande (gravement)
  6. Gigue (gayement)
  7. Chaconne ou Passacaille (modérément)
  8. Gavote
  9. Menuet
  • Second Ordre «L’Espagnole»
  1. (Sonade)
    Gravement, et mesuré – très lentement
    Vivement – doux et affectueusement
    Légèrement – gayement – air tendre – vivement et marqué
  2. Allemande (gracieusement)
  3. Courante (noblement)
  4. Seconde Courante (un peu plus vivement)
  5. Sarabande (gravement)
  6. Gigue lourée (modérément)
  7. Gavote (tendrement, sans lenteur)
  8. Rondeau (affectueusement)
  9. Bourée (gayement); double
  10. Passacaille (noblement et marqué)
  • Troisième Ordre «L’Impériale»
  1. (Sonade)
    Gravement – Vivement – Gravement et marqué
    Rondeau légèrement - rondement – Vivement
  2. Allemande (sans lenteur)
  3. Courante
  4. Seconde Courante (plus marquée)
  5. Sarabande (tendrement)
  6. Bourée (gayement)
  7. Gigue (d’une légèreté modérée)
  8. Rondeau (gayement)
  9. Chaconne
  10. Menuet
  • Quatrième Ordre «La Piémontoise»
  1. (Sonade)
    Gravement – vivement - Gravement
    Vivement, et marqué
    Air, gracieusement
    2e air; Gravement et marqué, légèrement
  2. Allemande (noblement, et sans lenteur)
  3. Courante
  4. Seconde Courante (plus gayement)
  5. Sarabande (tendrement)
  6. Rondeau (gayement)
  7. Gigue (affectueusement, quoy que légèrement)
First Publication. 1726
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 treble (violins), cello or gamba, continuo


Misc. Comments

A Rondeau from « L'Impériale » was transcribed as an organ trio and attributed to J. S. Bach as BWV 587.