Composition -
Tambourin
By Anthony St. Pierre September 2013
 
S T B
 
 
One of a series of fantasy adaptations of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Tambourin (Pièces de clavecin en concert No. 3), given the brisk tempo it demands, this trio is best suited to advanced players. Duration: 3:15

The composer has made minor modifications to the score since the accompanying recording was made. It features Janos Ungvary (S), the composer (T), and Scott Paterson (B).
-- Anthony St. Pierre
 
Pieces in this set include:  Loure, Rondeau vif, Rondeau gracieux, Tambourin, and Air gracieux
 
More fun for lovers of French Baroque music! This free-wheeling adaptation of Rameau’s original will give great pleasure to those with good agility, quick tongues and light fingers, as some of the gestures are pretty quick. For others who aren’t quite there yet, it will serve as a good piece to use for development of finger-tongue coordination. This piece has a tight fabric that would be a terrific choice for ensembles looking to improve their unified sound. The Soprano gets some high B-flats and C’s, and there’s one low F# in the Bass. An especially exciting performance of the original can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiWQxPqCZko
-- Glen Shannon
 
 
No. of Recorder Parts: 3
Difficulty: Challenging
Occasion: Any
Libraries: New Music for Recorder
Date Added: 01/18/2019
 
Style: Concert, Fast/Up-tempo, Tonal/Melodic, Variations/Fantasies/Adaptations, Neo-Renaissance/Baroque/Classical
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