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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Couperin – Les Baricades Mistérieuses sheet music for Piano

The musician couperln kings. Arranger Arnold den Teuling. There has been much speculation on the meaning of the phrase “mysterious barricades” with no direct evidence available to back up any theory.

Retrieved from ” http: Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Le musicien des rois Couperin: All four possible spelling combinations have since been used with “double r” and couprrin “y” being the most common. In that sense, the mysterious barricades are perhaps those which cause the “train” to slow down and sometimes stop 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.


Some have simply used ckuperin title while others have created new works inspired by the original. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Scott Rossin a master class filmed and distributed by Harmonia Mundilikens the piece to a train. Editor Maurice Cauchie Moreover, it seems to form a set with the following piece, Coouperin Bergeries.

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This latter piece, though more melodic than Les Barricadesset in a higher register and more bucolic in feeling, is also an exercise in baericades a repetitive motif in this case a left hand ostinato evocative of the musette to build sound without seeming mechanical or repetitive. This page was last edited on coiperin Decemberat These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. The piece was voted at 76 in the Australian Classic music of France countdown.


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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. Retrieved from ” https: While the title reflects the musical structure, there may be more at play.

The piece has been used as a source of inspiration by many others across different artistic fields including music, visual arts and literature. BC,Library of Congress r Permalink http: Creative Commons Attribution 3. Contents 1 Performances 1. 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.