He took harpsichord lessons with his talented godmother Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre and composition lessons from the illustrious Nicolas Bernier, and at the age of six he performed for Louis XIV. That year he was also hired as organist at Petit St. Daquin won the position of organist at St. Paul in in competition with a number of fine musicians including the great Jean-Philippe Rameau, and he remained there until his death. Concurrently he held other organist appointments—at Cordeliers from , Chapelle Royale from , and Notre Dame from Contemporary accounts rate Daquin as the finest improviser of his time, but he may have been too busy improvising to commit the extent of his genius to print—just two collections of his compositions were captured for posterity.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions La Guittare No. Allemande 2. Rigaudon en Rondeau 3. Musette en Rondeau 4. Tambourin en Rondeau 5. La Guittare 6.
Les Vents en couroux 7. La Ronde Bachique 9. Allemande Courante La Favorite Les Enchainemens Harmonieux Le Coucou La Joyeuse L'Amusante L'appel des Chasseurs - Fanfare en Rondeau Marche L'appel des Chiens rondeau La Prise du Cerf rondeau Pieces ; For harpsichord ; Scores featuring the harpsichord ; For 1 player ; For guitar arr ; Scores featuring the guitar arr ; For 1 player arr ; For 2 trumpets, 2 trombones arr ; For 4 players arr ; Scores featuring the trumpet arr ; Scores featuring the trombone arr ; For harp arr ; Scores featuring the harp arr ; For organ arr ; Scores featuring the organ arr.
These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Editor Christopher Hogwood The copy has markings for harp performance. Editor Louis Oesterle This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Pub lisher. Album Musica, No. Editor Pierre Gouin - Contact. Urtext edition. Arranger Michel Rondeau. Arranger Luigi Maria Magistretti From Pratt Harp Collection. Arranger Harry Edward Wall Plate J.
DAQUIN - LE COUCOU (THE CUCKOO) PIANO
He was a virtuoso organist and harpsichordist. Louis-Claude Daquin was born in Paris to a family originating from Italy , where his great-great-grandfather took the name D'Aquino after converting to Catholicism in the town of Aquino. Daquin was a musical child prodigy. He performed for the court of Louis XIV at the age of six. He was for a while a pupil of Louis Marchand. At the age of 12, he became organist at the Sainte-Chapelle , and in the following year took a similar post at the Church of Petit Saint Antoine.