Les Nations (Couperin, François)

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La Piemontoise [L’astrée]: Sonade

 Complete performance
#256930 - 27.43MB - 10:03 -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 1329x

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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)

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New Comma Baroque

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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

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L’Impériale (No.3)

For Organ (Bach)

 1. Sonade: Rondeau légèrement
#362917 - 0.01MB - 2:20 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 39x

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

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MIDI file by Pierre Gouin

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

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Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587

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Scores and Parts

Complete

 Premier dessus
#167101 - 11.04MB, 33 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 5892x

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High5ths (2011/12/28)

 Second dessus
#167103 - 10.22MB, 33 pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- V/V/V - 2329x

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High5ths (2011/12/28)

 Basse d'archet (bowed bass)
#167104 - 9.58MB, 33 pp. -  5.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 2067x

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High5ths (2011/12/28)

 Basse chifrée (figured bass)
#167105 - 10.47MB, 33 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 2677x

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High5ths (2011/12/28)

PMLP297657-Couperin - Les Nations (premier dessus) (facsimile).pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: L'Auteur, Boyvin, 1726.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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600 dpi monochrome

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 Complete Score
#323318 - 2.51MB, 58 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1508x

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Irishmaestro (2014/4/26)

PMLP297657-Couperin - 4 Sonates en Trio -Vm7-1156-.pdf
Engraver:

Sébastien de Brossard, copyist

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Manuscript, n.d.(1690-1710)

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Manuscript copies of the opening movement of each ordre.

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La Françoise (No.1)

 Keyboard Score
#227871 - 3.79MB, 39 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 2962x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Violin 1
#227868 - 0.68MB, 8 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1078x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Violin 2
#227869 - 0.66MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 534x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Cello
#227870 - 0.61MB, 8 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 560x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Color Cover
#227867 - 1.03MB, 1 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 341x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

SIBLEY1802.18060.3d1d-39087009041437vol. 1 score.pdf
Arranger:

Julien Tiersot (1857-1936), continuo realization

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand & Cie., 1933. Plate D. & F. 12295.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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L’Espagnole (No.2)

 Complete Score
#344440 - 0.61MB, 41 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 772x

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Artur Wrona (2014/9/17)

 Engraving files (Lilypond)
#344441 - 3.34MB, ? pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 105x

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Artur Wrona (2014/9/17)

PMLP297657-Second Ordre lEspagnole.pdf
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Artur Wrona

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Artur Wrona

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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Engraved with Lilypond

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L’Impériale (No.3)

 Keyboard Score
#227875 - 3.73MB, 51 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1584x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Violin 1
#227872 - 0.80MB, 14 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 609x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Violin 2
#227873 - 0.74MB, 14 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 322x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

 Cello
#227874 - 0.63MB, 14 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 319x

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Afp0815 (2012/6/2)

SIBLEY1802.18060.f477-39087009041445vol. 2 score.pdf
Arranger:

Julien Tiersot (1857-1936), continuo realization

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand & Cie., 1916. Plate D. & F. 9302.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

La Françoise (No.1)

For String Quartet (Albanese)

 Chaconne ou Passacaille - Complete Score
#343032 - 0.13MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 242x

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Amatus (2014/9/6)

 Violin I
#343033 - 0.07MB, 2 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 93x

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Amatus (2014/9/6)

 Violin II
#343034 - 0.07MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 59x

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 Viola
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 Cello
#343036 - 0.07MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 80x

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Amatus (2014/9/6)

PMLP297657-Couperin - Chaconne ou Passacaille.pdf
Arranger:

Luca Albanese

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Luca Albanese

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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 [tag/del]

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.

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L’Impériale (No.3)

For Organ (Bach)

 1. Sonade: Rondeau légèrement
#04421 - 0.16MB, 3 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/V/V - 13437x

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Peter (2007/3/17)

Bach - BGA - BWV 587.pdf
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.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587

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 1. Sonade: Rondeau légèrement
#44583 - 0.12MB, 4 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- !N/!N/!N - 3589x

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Gil Garty (2009/10/31)

PMLP10889-BWV 587.pdf
Arranger:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Editor:

Gil Garty

Publisher Info.:

Tel Aviv: G & H Edition, 2009.

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587

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 1. Sonade: Rondeau légèrement
#362916 - 0.14MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 116x

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editor (2015/1/27)

PMLP153699-Bach 587 Aria.pdf
Arranger:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Editor:

Pierre Gouin - Contact

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

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Formerly attributed to Bach as BWV 587
Urtext organ score revised according to original.

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General Information

Work Title Les Nations
Alternative Title Sonades, & Suites de Simphonies en trio (pour 2 dessus et basse continue)
Composer Couperin, François
Movements/Sections 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
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.

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