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Les Barricades Mystérieuses – Wikipedia
There has been much speculation on the meaning of the phrase “mysterious barricades” with no direct evidence available to back up any theory. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat The effect is shimmering, kaleidoscopic and seductive, a sonic trompe l’oeil that seem to have presaged images of fractal mathematics, centuries before they existed.
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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. 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.
Second livre de pièces de clavecin (Couperin, François)
Le musicien des rois Couperin: A guide to the harpsichord 1 ed. Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact. Arranger Teo Vincent IV.
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In that sense, the mysterious barricades are perhaps those which cause the “train” to slow down and sometimes stop While the title reflects the musical structure, there may be more at play.
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Arranger Arnold den Teuling. Arranger Le Sieur de Limouillet. The piece has been used as a source of inspiration by many others across different artistic fields including music, visual arts and literature. Some have simply used the title while others have created new works inspired by the original. The musician of kings. This latter piece, though more melodic than Les Barricadesset in a higher register 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.
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.
Creative Commons Attribution 3. The piece was voted at 76 in the Australian Classic music of France countdown. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. You can help by adding to it. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.