Harpsichord Sonatas and Pieces, Book 6 (Barrière, Jean-Baptiste)



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PDF scanned by BNPM
Fynnjamin (2010/8/10)

Editor First edition
Engraver Mme Leclair
Publisher. Info. Paris: the author, la veuve Boivin, Leclerc, n.d.(after 1740)
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General Information

Work Title Harpsichord Sonatas and Pieces, Book 6
Alternative. Title Sonates et Pieces pour le Clavecin
Composer Barrière, Jean-Baptiste
First Publication. after 1740
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation harpsichord

Misc. Comments

According to MGG "the first 5 sonatas of Livre VI are identical with those of Livre V for the "pardessus de viole", but the mannner of composition is different and shows an excellent knowlegde about the cembalo: the ornaments are more rich, the slow movements, more important than in Livre V, has the free character of a präludium with frequent changes in the tempi".