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Purcell, Chacone

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Published on Sep 12, 2014

Chacone, by Henry Purcell, performed by Colin Booth, accompanied by an animated graphical score.
FAQ

Q: Where can I learn more about this album and the performer?
A: Here:
http://www.colinbooth.co.uk/recording...

Q: Where can I get the CD that this is from?
A: Here
http://www.soundboard-records.co.uk

Q: What piece is this?
A: This Chacone (Z. T680) was based on The Curtain Tune for strings from Purcell's Timon of Athens (Z. 632/20).

Q: What is a Chacone/Ground/Passacaglia
A: These are all musical forms in which a repeating bass line (or harmonic pattern) is accompanied by free-composed (non-repeating) material. You can read more about this here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostinato

Q: What instrument is this?
A: Booth is performing on a French harpsichord. The instrument was built in 1661, and was recently restored by Booth (who is an instrument maker as well as a performer).

Q: Can you please make a video of ______?
A: Please read this:
http://www.musanim.com/requests/

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