This first volume of Harpsichord Work by Jacques Duphly is the first of a series of two which includes the two parts of Volume 1. Featuring 19 pieces, this work for Harpsichord was reviewed and edited by Françoise Petit.
With a preface in French, English and German that sets the context of the work and presents the composer, this first book offers a set of pieces for intermediate players. With simple rhythms, it includes few accidental alterations and some arpeggios.
Jacques Duphly (1715-1789) was a French organist who was living during the period of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.