Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
91 registered (AndrewJCW, accordeur, Anticlock, AndyP, 22 invisible), 951 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#2050457 - 03/18/13 08:14 PM François Couperin- La Passacaille
Spacetone Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 03/16/13
Posts: 16
Loc: CA
I've been obssesed with this piece for quite some time and finally I decided I want to learn it. The problem is I don't know where to get the sheet music for it. I've looked up a couple of Couperin books on amazon but they don't contain this piece. Do any of you know where I may find this one? A book is preferred, as I don't like to purchase online sheets. Also, if its a free online copy than I'm all for it. Lol

Thank you!

Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#2050481 - 03/18/13 08:52 PM Re: François Couperin- La Passacaille [Re: Spacetone]
Mark_C Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 20311
Loc: New York
It seems to be in this volume.

That's the first of two volumes (or actually they call them "Series") of the complete keyboard works. I have the 2nd volume (which I got because it has "Le Tic Toc Choc," which I fell in love with from Sokolov's video) and checked to see if your piece is in there. It isn't, so I checked online in Series One. On p. 150 is a piece called "Rondeau: Passacaille."

Top
#2050484 - 03/18/13 08:54 PM Re: François Couperin- La Passacaille [Re: Mark_C]
Spacetone Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 03/16/13
Posts: 16
Loc: CA
Whoa! Thank you very much! That book looks awesome! I think I over looked that book when I was searching.

Top
#2050542 - 03/18/13 11:24 PM Re: François Couperin- La Passacaille [Re: Spacetone]
Mark_C Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 20311
Loc: New York
I'm curious: How did you come across the piece? It's not something we'd usually just bump into! grin

Top
#2050549 - 03/18/13 11:40 PM Re: François Couperin- La Passacaille [Re: Spacetone]
Spacetone Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 03/16/13
Posts: 16
Loc: CA
I heard it on Pandora a couple of years ago. It caught my attention right away. It's a very beautiful piece. I love the opening melody. And the way it progresses is very elegant and somewhat mysterious. It's something special, that piece.

Also, I learned a couple François Couperin pieces before I even learned Bach. The first little one I learned is one called Le Petite Rien or something like that. He's kinda underrated, in my opinion.


Edited by Spacetone (03/18/13 11:54 PM)

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
What These Markings Indicate?
by Batuhan
07/31/15 01:43 AM
visited Pianoworks this week
by terminaldegree
07/31/15 12:07 AM
Wish I Could Only Teach Students 10 Years and Older!
by Musicdude
07/30/15 10:42 PM
WIPAC - Washington Amateur Piano Competition
by SiFi
07/30/15 10:41 PM
OT: Windows 10
by doremi
07/30/15 10:39 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
80,201 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,878 Topics
2,431,489 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission