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Sheet music for Louis-Claude Daquin
Piano Solo. Composed by Various Artists. The Library Of. Classical. Book Only. 352 pages. Amsco Publications #MUSAM66895. Published by Amsco Publications (HL.14019046).
Solo piano - Early Advanced; Intermediate; Late Intermediate
Selected Works by 20 Composers. Edited by Maurice Hinson. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Library. Classical and Christmas. Songbook. With standard notation. 72 pages. Alfred Music #00-23223. Published by Alfred Music (AP.23223).
Piano - SMP Level 4 (Intermediate)
Music for Millions Series. Edited by Denes Agay. Music For Millions. Baroque, Classical Period and 20th Century. Collection (softcover). With fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 160 pages. Wise Publications #MUSAM41542. Published by Wise Publications (HL.14021843).
Piano - SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
Everybody's Favorite Series No. 3. Edited by Maxwell Eckstein. Everybody's Favorite Series #3. Children, Classical. Collection (softcover). With fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 191 pages. Music Sales #MUSAM40023. Published by Music Sales (HL.14025513).
Organ (with pedals)
Edited by Robert Gower. Collection. 144 pages. Oxford University Press #9780193751248. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193751248).
Piano - Difficulty: medium
Edited by Denes Agay. Yorktown. Baroque. Collection (softcover). With fingerings, glossary of musical terms, performance notes, introductory text and biographical sketches of composers (does not include words to the songs). 232 pages. Music Sales #YK20212. Published by Music Sales (HL.14001214).
His surviving works include four harpsichord suites and his “noels” for organ. He died June 15, 1772 in Paris.
Daquin’s most famous work is “Le Coucou”.
Louis-Claude Daquin was born in Paris on July 4, 1694. He was the son of Louis Daquin and d’Anne Tiersant. He was a child prodigy who at the age of six performed for Louis XIV. He studied with Louis Marchand. He held several positions as organist including Sainte-Chapelle (where he was appointed when he was only twelve years old). He also held positions at the Church of Saint Paul, the Cordeliers (1732), the Chapelle Royale (1739), and titular organist at Notre Dame (1755).