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From dreamy Romantic works by Fauré to influential pieces by 20th century masters like Messiaen, join us in celebrating the best music from across the Channel, and listen and download your favourites in time for Bastille Day on July 14th.
It's simple, it's beautiful, and it's a fine example of French Baroque keyboard music. Still, no one really knows what this piece is about: what are the mysterious barricades? The only thing we really know for sure is that this pretty little rondeau comes from Couperin's influential work, the Sixiéme Ordre of his Pièces pour Clavecin, published in 1716–17.
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