Charles Dieupart (c.1667–1740), French-style instrumental concerts

This project deals with the keyboard music of Dieupart in particular, and in early eighteenth-century chamber music of the French tradition in general. Topics include: demise of the lute; rise of the harpsichord; musical amateurism; Estienne Roger; concerts such as those of Couperin and Rameau.

Charles Dieupart’s Six suittes (1701–1702) and the en concert Performance Tradition, Viola da Gamba Society Journal 4 (2010):6–35. Link

Suites en concert: An Overlooked Performance Tradition (2012, unpublished manuscript) [a revision and expansion of the VdGSJ article] Link