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BACH-LOUIE: CIACCONA

  • The celebrated chaconne for solo violin, arranged for harpsichord by David Louie
  • One of the most monumental and astounding pieces ever conceived
  • New and historically authentic arrangement that translates music beautifully and idiomatically to the keyboard
  • Transcribed into C minor (original key D minor)
  • Includes preface and fingering
  • From the Complete Bach Violin Sonatas & Partitas, arranged for harpsichord by David Louie
  • Playable on double or single-manual harpsichord (or piano)
  • Score, 16 pages

MENDELSSOHN-LOUIE: VIOLIN SONATA IN D MINOR

  • Sonata for Piano and Violin in D minor, completed version by David Louie
  • Reconstruction of an unfinished single-movement (MWV Q 18) from an autograph manuscript in the Berlin State Library
  • Manuscript content retained as fully and faithfully as possible
  • Completion rendered with additional material based on Mendelssohn’s original works
  • Audio recording (live stream) with violinist Benjamin Bowman at Classical-music.com
  • Score and violin part, 29 pages

DECODING BACH’S TEMPERAMENT

  • Short essay by David Louie
  • Introduction to Bach’s cryptic “squiggle” on the autograph manuscript of the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
  • Clear step-by-step analysis of its context and meaning
  • Simple tuning instructions for setting a keyboard temperament based on Bach’s “squiggle”
  • Essay with illustrations, 6 pages

RAMEAU-LOUIE: PIÈCES DE CLAVECIN EN CONCERTS

  • Solo harpsichord versions of Rameau’s “Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts”
  • Includes Rameau’s own transcriptions of four of the sixteen pieces
  • Follows Rameau’s suggestion that all of the pieces may be adapted as harpsichord solos, leaving “nothing more to be desired”
  • Transcriptions of the remaining twelve pieces allow a complete performance of all five “Concerts”
  • Audio gallery
  • Score, 45 pages total, divided into six parts (available separately)
    1. Preface, including title page and table of contents, 5 pages
    2. Premier Concert (La Coulicam, La Livri, Le Vézinet), 6 pages
    3. Deuxième Concert (La Laborde, La Boucon, L’Agaçante, Menuets), 10 pages
    4. Troisième Concert (La Lapoplinière, La Timide, Tambourins), 8 pages
    5. Quatrième Concert (La Pantomime, L’Indiscrète, La Rameau), 8 pages
    6. Cinquième Concert (La Forqueray, La Cupis, La Marais), 8 pages

BACH-LOUIE: THE COMPLETE SONATAS & PARTITAS

  • Solo harpsichord arrangements of Bach’s complete music for solo (unaccompanied) violin
  • Consists of three sonatas and three partitas in their entirety (twenty-four movements)
  • New and historically authentic arrangements that translate the music beautifully and idiomatically to the keyboard
  • Authentic original arrangements by Bach have been incorporated
  • Includes preface, critical commentary, and fingering
  • Playable on double or single-manual harpsichord (or piano)
  • Score, 122 pages, available soon

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