Nouveaux Concerts No 13 Mvt 1 Vivement

Fran�ois Couperin
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
Duet (Clarinet in Bb)
Instrumental parts
Not available

One of the best ways of defining musical genius is if a composer never had an off day. Bach, Mozart and Charlie Parker just didn't know how to play bad notes. By this defintion, I would include Fran�ois Couperin in that illustrious company. To me, he never misses the mark. These four dance movements make up his 13th concerto published in 1724 as part of the series of "New Concertos" or "Les Gouts Reunis". They were designed for use by any combination of instruments. These are tough to play on the clarinet but I've pitched them where they sound best.

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