About La Bouffonne
About Francois Couperin
About the Arrangers
Mary Elledge was born in Minnesota and studied piano as a child. she later got a Bachelor of Science degree from Moorhead State University. She later received her Master of Arts degree from the university of Iowa. Mary worked in the Macphail College of Music in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota. She even taught in public schools in Fargo, Rockford, Iowa and Minneapolis. Now she is giving private lessons in San Diego, California.
To play at a loud volume.
A note of a pitch that is not posted on the scale and is played as posted on the notes it is next to.
To start at a quieter volume and gradually grows louder.
A note played at a half a note lower than a natural.
A note a half a step higher than the natural note.
A note played at the normal pitch.
Six Eight Time
The piece is played with 6 beats per measure and an eighth note get one beat.
The mark that tells you to take a breath.
The marking that links 2 or more different pitches together. It tells you not to tongue the notes.
The marking in which two notes of the same pitch are supposed to be played together.
To play at a playful or humorous.
Multiple Measure Rest
The marking that means to rest or not play for however long it indicates.