ABRSM: Baroque Keyboard Pieces, Book IV (moderately difficult)


Catalogue No: 9781854724618
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ISBN: 9781854724618

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Editor: Jones, Richard

Series: ABRSM Baroque Keyboard Pieces

Department: ABRSM - Piano

Publisher: ABRSM

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Grade Exam Music

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ABRSM Harpsichord from 200956 
• a collection of the keyboard music of the period 1600 - 1750, offering a fairly representative selection of the forms, styles and composers of that period
• provides both scholarly performing editions and sources of enlightenment on performance conventions
• edited by Dr Richard Jones, a leading Bach scholar recently lauded for his edition of The Well-Tempered Clavier


Contents and Reviews

  • Prelude in G, BWV 902 [Johann Sebastian Bach]
  • Suite in Eb, BWV 819: 3rd movement, Sarabande (plain and ornamented versions) [Johann Sebastian Bach]
  • Allemande dite l’Affligée [Jacques Champion de Chambonnières]
  • Les Moissonneurs, from 6th Ordre, ‘Pieces de Clavecin,’ Book 2 [François Couperin]
  • Chaconne in G minor [Louis Couperin]
  • Gavotte in G, from ‘Pieces de Clavecin’ [Jean-Henri D’Anglebert]
  • Sarabande in G minor, from ‘Pieces de Clavecin’ [Jean-Henri D’Anglebert]
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 5 in Eb, from ‘Ariadne Musica’ [Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer]
  • Aria detto Balletto in C, from ‘Il secondo Libro di Toccate’ [Giralomo Frescobaldi]
  • Lamento in C [Johann Froberger]
  • Allemande in D minor, from Suite No. 3 in D minor (1720 coll.), HWV 428 [George Frideric Handel]
  • Canzona in D minor [Johann Kerll]
  • Sonata quarta in C mior ‘Hiskia agonizzante e risanto’ [Johann Kuhnau]
  • Rigaudon in F, from ‘Componimenti Musicali per il cembalo’ [Georg Muffat]
  • Aria quarta in G minor, from ‘Hexachordum Apollinis’ [Johann Pachelbel]
  • Variationi sopra la Follia [Bernardo Pasquini]
  • Allemande in D [Alessandro Poglietti]
  • A New Ground, Z. T682 [Henry Purcell]
  • Les Tendres Plaintes, from ‘Pieces de Clavecin’ [Jean-Philippe Rameau]
  • Partite sopra la Romanesca [Michelangelo Rossi]
  • Sonata in B minor, Kp. 27, L. 449 [Domenico Scarlatti]
  • Fugue No. 10 in E minor, from ‘Twenty Little Fugues’, TWV 30 [Georg Philipp Telemann]
  • Reviews

    "A good introductory guide to the historical context of the pieces and to their appropriate performance... an excellent introduction to the repertoire, and the introductory material and footnotes to its performance practice."

    Musical Times