Sonates en pièces de clavecin avec accompagnement de violon ad libitum, Op.2 (Couperin, Armand-Louis)



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Editor First edition - Engraver : Labassé
Publisher. Info. Paris: chez l'auteur, 1765.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Sonatas for Harpsichord and Violin ad libitum
Alternative. Title 6 Sonates en pièces de clavecin avec accompagnement de violon ad libitum
Composer Couperin, Armand-Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAC 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sonatas
  1. Sonata in G major
  2. Sonata in D major
  3. Sonata in F major
  4. Sonata in A major
  5. Sonata in E-flat major
  6. Sonata in E major
First Publication. 1765
Dedication Mlle de Beauvau
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation harpsichord, violin (ad lib.)

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  • This particular upload didn't have anything other than 6 sonatas, so presumably the "pieces" would still need to be uploaded.

Sonates en pièces de clavecin means literally "Sonatas in form (or the style) of harpsichord pieces with violin accompaniment". Consequently, this score is considered complete, except for the missing separate violin part. Most of the time, the accompanying violinist would play from the main score, reading over the shoulder of the harpsichordist.