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BALBASTRE, C.-B.: Harpsichord Music - Pieces de clavecin, Book 1 / Livre contenant des pieces de different genre (excerpts) (Farr)

    

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BALBASTRE, C.-B.: Harpsichord Music - Pieces de clavecin, Book 1 / Livre contenant des pieces de different genre (excerpts) (Farr)

A celebrated keyboardist and composer under the ancien régime, Claude-Bénigne Balbastre survived the French Revolution only to die in poverty a decade later. His multifaceted musical legacy continued the strong tradition of French harpsichord music while embracing the innovations of Italian music, such as those of Scarlatti, and fashionable new styles which emerged for the salon. Completely charming and tuneful, his keyboard works are well served by the stunning Keith Hill instrument chosen for this recording. Other highly-acclaimed recordings featuring Elizabeth Farr are also available on Naxos.



Disc 1

Balbastre, Claude-Benigne

  Pieces de clavecin, Book 1
1.   La de Caze 00:05:54
2.   La d'Hericourt 00:06:04
3.   La Segur 00:04:54
4.   La Monmartel ou La Brunoys 00:03:31
5.   La Boullongne 00:07:57
6.   La Castelmore 00:04:43
7.   La Courteille 00:04:07
8.   Le Ballaud 00:02:49
  Livre contenant des pieces de different genre d'orgue et de clavecin (excerpts)
9.   Sonata No. 5 in G Major 00:04:57
10.   Gavotte Rondeau in G Minor 00:03:32
11.   Sonata in G Major 00:04:07
  La d'Esclignac
12.   La d'Esclignac 00:06:08

Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Balbastre, Claude-Benigne, arranger(s)

  Pygmalion (arr. C.-B. Balbastre for keyboard) (excerpts)
13.   Ouverture 00:06:10
14.   Pantomime 00:02:29
15.   Giga 00:03:43
16.   Contredanse 00:02:09


Disc 2

Balbastre, Claude-Benigne

  Pieces de clavecin, Book 1
1.   La Lamarck 00:05:52
2.   La Berville 00:04:54
3.   La Lugeac 00:04:05
4.   La Suzanne 00:04:49
5.   La Genty 00:05:25
6.   La Malesherbe 00:06:59
7.   La Berryer ou La Lamoignon 00:03:43
8.   La Laporte 00:03:54
9.   La Morisseau 00:06:22
  Livre contenant des pieces de different genre d'orgue et de clavecin (excerpts)
10.   Sonata No. 2 in F Major 00:04:41
11.   Menuet I and II in A Major - A Minor 00:04:20
12.   Sonata in F Major, "Coucou" 00:04:01
13.   Badine in A Major 00:01:59
14.   Sonata No. 6 in F Major 00:03:30
  Prelude
15.   Prelude 00:03:05
  Marche des Marseillais et l'air Ca ira
16.   Marche des Marseillais et l'air Ca ira 00:06:38

Total Playing Time: 02:27:31






Composer(s):
Balbastre, Claude-Benigne; Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Arranger(s):
Balbastre, Claude-Benigne

Artist(s):
Farr, Elizabeth

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Period: Baroque; Classical

Catalogue No: 8.572034-35

Barcode: 747313203475

Physical Release: 01/2010

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