Rameau

Rameau

Jean-Philippe Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era.

Rameau's music is characterised by the exceptional technical knowledge of a composer who wanted above all to be renowned as a theorist of the art. Nevertheless, it is not solely addressed to the intelligence, and Rameau himself claimed, "I try to conceal art with art." The paradox of this music was that it was new, using techniques never known before, but it took place within the framework of old-fashioned forms. Rameau appeared revolutionary to the Lullyistes, disturbed by the complex harmony of his music; and reactionary to the "philosophes," who only paid attention to its content and who either would not or could not listen to the sound it made.

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Rameau - Nouvelles Suites
There are frightfully few recordings of Rameau on the piano. This is one of them, and it is delightf..
£16.99
Rameau Pieces De Clavecin En Concerts
For its first recording on the ATMA label, the ensemble Masques presents Rameau’s Pièces de clavecin..
£16.99