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Christiane Jaccottet

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Swiss harpsichordist Christiane Jaccottet originated from a musical family and began monitoring piano at age four. She continuing her studies in the Conservatory at La-Chaux-de-Fonds and the Viennese Musical Academy. At age 20, she received a competition sponsored by ARD Tv in Munich. She created her method of carrying out on period devices under Gustav Leonhardt. In 1964, she received the Soloist’s Reward from your Swiss Music Culture, and the next year she received the reward for harpsichord and basso continuo in the Initial International Music Competition in Bruges. She’s toured america, Candada, European countries, and Australia, and it has performed at main international music celebrations. Her collaborators possess included Heinz Holliger, Aurèle Nicolet, Michel Corboz, and Frank Martin. From 1975 until her loss of life in 1999, she was a teacher in the Geneva Conservatory. Jaccottet participated in over 100 recordings; specifically significant are her interpretations from the Bach British Suites and Frank Martin’s harpsichord concertos.

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Full Name Christiane Jaccottet
Died October 26, 1999, Rivaz, Switzerland
Profession Harpsichordist
Music Songs Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971, Aria from Goldberg Variations, French Suite No 1 in D Minor, BWV 812: II. Courante, Invention No. 5 in E-Flat Major, BWV 776, Sinfonia No. 3 in D Major, BWV 789, Invention No. 4 in D Minor, BWV 775, Sinfonia No. 12 in A Major, BWV 798, Sinfonia No. 10 in G Major, BWV 796, Sinfonia No. 6 in E Major, BWV 792, Sinfonia No. 8 in F Major, BWV 794, Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major, BWV 787, Invention No. 6 in E Major, BWV 777, Invention No. 7 in E Minor, BWV 778, Invention No. 13 in A Minor, BWV 784, Invention No. 12 in A Major, BWV 783, Invention No. 3 in D Major, BWV 774, Invention No. 11 in G Minor, BWV 782, Invention No. 10 in G Major, BWV 781, Invention No. 15 in B Minor, BWV 786, Invention No. 9 in F Minor, BWV 780, Toccata No.2 in C minor BWV 911, Toccata in G Major, BWV 916, Sinfonia No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 788, Toccata in E Minor, BWV 914, Aria, The Well-tempered Clavier Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 5, in D Major, BWV 850, Goldberg Variations, Air and Variations Nos. 1, 30 BWV 988: Aria, Variatio 1 a 1 Clav., Toccata for Harpsichord in G Major, BWV 916: I. Presto, The Well-tempered Clavier Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 2, in C minor, BWV 847, Prelude and Fuge No. 11 in F major, BWV 856, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II: Prelude and Fugue No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 885, English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807: I. Prélude
Albums Concerti da camera, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, Oboe Sonatas, Complete Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 1: From The Welltempered Clavier, Part 1 BWV 846-864, J.S. Bach: The Harpsichord Partitas and French Overture, The Works of Bach: Hapsichord, Bach: Goldberg Variations, Bach: 6 Partitas for Keyboard - Partia No. 2 in B major, BWV 826, Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suites Nos. 5 & 6, Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II BWV 870 - 893, Bach: Inventions, Symphonies, BWV 772 - 801 & Preludes BWV, 933 - 943, Classic for You: Bach - Englische Suiten No. 4-6, Bach: 6 Partitas for Keyboard - Partia No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830, Bach: Partitas for Harpsichord, BWV 826 & 828, Johann Sebastian Bach - Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge, J.S. Bach: 19 Preludes for Harpsichord (Digitally Remastered), English Suite No. 1 / 5 Toccatas, English Suites Nos. 4, 5 & 6, Bach: 6 Partitas for Keyboard - Partia No. 4 in D major, BWV 828, Bach: French Suites Nos. 1 - 5, Complete Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 4: Partitas Nos. 1, 2 & 4, Bach: Well Tempered Clavier, Books I & II, Goldberg Variations / Four Duets, English Suites: Nr .1 BWV 806, Nr .2 BWV 807, Nr .3 BWV 808, Complete Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 11: Toccatas Nos. 1-7 / Inventions Nos. 1-5, Bach: French Suite No. 6 & Partita for Harpsichord, J. S. Bach: French Suites, Classical Selection - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos Nos. 2, 3, 4 & 6, Inventions * Partita No. 1 * Toccatas, Bach: French Overture in B minor, BWV 831, Bach: 6 Partitas for Keyboard - Partia No. 5 in G major, BWV 829, Bach: The Well Tempered Piano I, BWV 846 - 869, Pt. 2, Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I BWV 846 - 869, Blue Edition - Bach: Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord & 6 French Suites Nos. 5, 6, Bach: English Suite Nos. 4 - 6, BWV 809 - 811, Bach JS: 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924 - 930, Bach English Suites No. 1 & 6, Complete Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 8: French Suites Nos. 1-5, Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV 882 - 893, Classic for You: Bach: Englische Suiten 1 - 3, Il Clavicembalo ben Temperato - Libro I, Bach Partita Collection, No. 1 Thru 6, BWV 825-830, Bach, J.S.: 6 Trio Sonatas BWV 525-530, Bach: The Well Tempered Piano I, BWV 846 - 869, Pt. 1, English Suites Nos. 1, 2 & 3, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, Volume 1, Bach on Harpsichord, J.S. Bach: Preludes and Sinfonias, Complete Works for Harpsichord, Volume 7: English Suites Nos. 4, 5 & 6, Bach: English Suite Nos. 1 - 3, BWV 806 - 808, Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV 870 - 881

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