About this title: When was the last time you saw the Marquis de Sade mentioned in the liner notes to an album of Baroque harpsichord music? Sophie Yates does just that in her notes to her Rameau Pièces de clavecin: Vol. 2 album, and better still, she makes you buy the comparison. She quotes Rameau himself, buttering up his audiences for one of the wilder moves in the famed "L'enharmonique," from the Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin of 1728: "The harmony that creates this effect has by no means been thrown in haphazardly; it is based on ...
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