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Barricades Mystérieuses: piano music performed by Pauline Park

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Barricades Mystérieuses piano music performed by Pauline Park 1) Couperin: Les Barricades Mystérieuses (1713) (2:46) 2)  Bach: Goldberg Variations: aria (sarabande) (BWV 988) (1741) (1:45) 3) Bach: Goldberg Variations: #7 (giga) (1741) (1:09) 4) Bach: Goldberg Variations: #13 (sarabande) (1741) (2:51) 5) Bach: Goldberg Variations: #30 (quodlibet) (1741) (1:10) 6) Bach: Sarabande (Partita in B-Flat Major) (1726) (2:17) 7) Beethoven: Sonata No.8 in C minor […]

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Music for a while shall all your cares beguile

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…an 18th century-style double-keyboard French harpsichord of the sort for which most Baroque keyboard music was written… “Music for a while shall all your cares beguile” (from “Oedipus”) is one of my favorite songs of Henry Purcell, widely considered the greatest of English composers. Music has always been an important part of my life, and […]