Les barricades mysterieuses By Francois Couperin (). Arranged by Jurg Kindle. For guitar solo. 3. 8 pages. Published by Les Productions d’OZ. “Les Barricades Mystérieuses” is, in fact, a kaleidescopic musical trompe l’oeil masterpiece created by Couperin as part of his Sixiéme Ordre of. “Les Barricades Mistérieuses,” the harpsichord gem by French Baroque composer François Couperin, has been a long-running source of exploration for Fluxus.

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The work is in rondeau form, employing a variant of the traditional romanesca in the bass in quadruple time rather than the usual triple time. Arranger Teo Vincent IV. You can help by adding to it.

The piece was voted at 76 in the Australian Classic music of France countdown. Contents 1 Performances 1. Javascript is copuerin for this feature. Creative Commons Attribution 4. The musician of kings. While the title reflects the musical structure, there may be more at play. There has been much speculation on the meaning of the phrase “mysterious barricades” with no direct evidence available to back up any theory.


This clearly cannot have been the precise image Couperin was trying to convey, but it is easy to hear in Les Barricades the image of a heavy but fast-moving object that picks up momentum. The piece has been used as a source of inspiration by many others across different artistic couperi including music, visual arts and literature. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Scott Rossin a master class filmed and distributed by Harmonia Mundilikens the piece to a train.

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Naxos Javascript not enabled. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In that sense, the mysterious barricades are perhaps those which cause the “train” to slow down and sometimes stop Creative Commons Attribution 3.

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Some have simply used the title while others have created new works inspired by the original. Retrieved from ” https: Le musicien des rois Couperin: BC,Coupsrin of Congress r Permalink http: Editor Johannes Brahms Friedrich Chrysander From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Moreover, it seems to form a set with the following piece, Les Bergeries. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. This latter piece, though more melodic than Les Barricadesset in a higher cokperin and more bucolic in feeling, is also an exercise in using a repetitive motif in this case a left hand ostinato evocative of the musette to build sound without seeming mechanical or repetitive.


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Barriades section needs expansion. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact.

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