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Sheet music for Louis-Claude Daquin
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).
Piano/Keyboard - SMP Level 4 (Intermediate)
Music for Millions Series. Edited by Denes Agay. Music Sales America. Baroque, Classical Period and 20th Century. Collection (softcover). With fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 160 pages. Music Sales #AM41542. Published by Music Sales (HL.14021843).
Piano Solo. Composed by Various. Music Sales America. Classical. Softcover. 352 pages. Music Sales #AM66895. Published by Music Sales (HL.14019046).
By Seizo Azuma. This edition: New International. Method/Instruction; Piano - Suzuki Method; Suzuki. Suzuki Piano School. Book and CD. 44 pages. Alfred Music #00-32634. Published by Alfred Music (AP.32634).
Piano - Early Intermediate; Intermediate
Edited by Ronald Herder. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Dover Edition. Masterwork. Book. Dover Publications #06-404072. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-404072).
Piano - Early Advanced; Late Intermediate
Edited by Jane Magrath. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Encore! Classical and Instructional. Book. 88 pages. Alfred Music #00-307. Published by Alfred Music (AP.307).
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).