Articles tagged 'Couperin'

Pièces de Clavecin 8.

Hardly noble, Royer’s Allemande is a heavy-footed ogre. Rockets launch in Vertigo. Le Marche des Scythes is among the most extroverted and virtuosic keyboard pieces of the age.

Pièces de Clavecin 8.

Hardly noble, Royer’s Allemande is a heavy-footed ogre. Rockets launch in Vertigo. Le Marche des Scythes is among the most extroverted and virtuosic keyboard pieces of the age.

Pièces de Clavecin 7.

Arriving at Kim’s D’Anglebert selections after Marchand, Le Roux and Février feels like coming home. I have never listened as closely or enjoyed D’Anglebert as much.

Pièces de Clavecin 7.

Arriving at Kim’s D’Anglebert selections after Marchand, Le Roux and Février feels like coming home. I have never listened as closely or enjoyed D’Anglebert as much.

200 Ans de Musique à Versailles

The 200 years can be navigated as a prelude with three acts. The booklet suggests a Prologue followed by an Apotheosis, Divertissement and Epilogue.

200 Ans de Musique à Versailles

The 200 years can be navigated as a prelude with three acts. The booklet suggests a Prologue followed by an Apotheosis, Divertissement and Epilogue.

Recordings Revisited 2.

A tour of the English viol consort’s heyday wasn’t news in 1997.

Recordings Revisited 2.

A tour of the English viol consort’s heyday wasn’t news in 1997.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 3: Le Grand, Marpourg, Les Forquerays,etc.

We are reminded that Couperin said: “I have called my works Orders, although I could have called them Disorders just as accurately.”

Pièces de Clavecin 3: Le Grand, Marpourg, Les Forquerays,etc.

We are reminded that Couperin said: “I have called my works Orders, although I could have called them Disorders just as accurately.”

Words Fail Me 2.

Late Liszt is terrain as well as timeline — the bleak, haunted miniatures that glimpsed the future.

Words Fail Me 2.

Late Liszt is terrain as well as timeline — the bleak, haunted miniatures that glimpsed the future.

Pièces de Clavecin 1: Francois Couperin

The first musical Couperin was a farmer, but his progeny, male and female, taught French royalty and kept an organ post in the family for 173 years at the Church of Saint-Gervais in Paris.

Pièces de Clavecin 1: Francois Couperin

The first musical Couperin was a farmer, but his progeny, male and female, taught French royalty and kept an organ post in the family for 173 years at the Church of Saint-Gervais in Paris.

Four Centuries Apart 1.

Bob van Asperen stood out in Gustav Leonhardt’s first wave of gifted pupils (Alan Curtis and Ton Koopman among them).

Four Centuries Apart 1.

Bob van Asperen stood out in Gustav Leonhardt’s first wave of gifted pupils (Alan Curtis and Ton Koopman among them).