Félix Le Couppey

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Born: 14 April 1811 — Paris — France
Died: 5 July 1887 — Paris — France
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His work entitled ‘Cours de Piano’ comprises ‘A B C du piano’; ‘L’Alphabet’; ‘La Progres’; ‘L’Agilite’; ‘Le Style’; ‘La Difficulté';. He also wrote ‘Ecole du mécanisme du piano’; ‘L’Art du piano’; ‘De l’enseignement du piano’; ‘Conseils aux femmes professeurs’ (1865).


French pianist and teacher. He was a pupil at the Paris Conservatoire, where, in his seventeenth year, he was assistant teacher of harmony. In 1825 he obtained the 1st pianoforte prize and in 1828 that for harmony and accompaniment. In 1837 he became professor of "solfege" until 1843, when he succeeded his master, Dourlen, as teacher of harmony and accompaniment, a post he held until 1854. From 1854 to 1886 he was teacher of pianoforte. In this capacity he wrote many studies and similar things for his instrument.

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Sheet music for Le Couppey

[details ←] L’Agilite Op. 20, piano,
[details ←] Mastering Classic Favorites-Bk. 1, piano,
[details ←] Exploring Piano Literature, piano,
[details ←] Clarinet Twosome, clarinet,
[details ←] Progresive Duets for Trombone, trombone,
[details ←] Progressive Duets, horn, french horn,
[details ←] Progressive Duets, Alto saxophone, sax, saxophone,
[details ←] Progressive Duets, Volume 1: Easy to Medium, flute,
[details ←] Bells of Notre Dame
[details ←] The Alphabet, Op. 17 (score), piano,
[details ←] Alphabet, Op. 17 (25 Very Easy Studies), piano,
[details ←] Choral Prelude, choral, vocal,
[details ←] 8 Petites Pieces Enfantines, piano,
[details ←] Cours De Piano #5, piano,
[details ←] Cours De Piano No. 1: A.B.C. Methode Pour Commencants, piano,
[details ←] Cours De Piano No. 2 Bis: Etudes Primaires Op. 10, piano,
[details ←] Cours De Piano No. 2: L’Alphabet 25 Etudes Tres Faciles, piano,
[details ←] Cours De Piano No. 3: Le Progres 25 Etudes Faciles, piano,
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