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The French-Italian Question

The Italian influence on French music was a subject of great intellectual debate in Couperin's age, and Donald Macleod considers how the composer united the two styles in his music.

Couperin: Gigue La Francoise (First Ordre - Les Nations)
Quadro Amsterdam

Couperin: La Piemontoise (l'Astree) (Fourth Ordre - Les Nations)
Quadro Amsterdam

Marc Roger Normand Couperin: Sarabande
Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)

Couperin: Usquequo Domine
Paul Agnew (countertenor)
Les Arts Florissants:
Maia Silberstein (violin)
Anne-Marie Lasla (viola da gamba)
Catherine Girard (violin)
William Christie (conductor)

Couperin: Les folies francoises, ou les dominos (Thirteenth Ordre - Book 3)
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)

Couperin: Les gouts reunis (fourth concert)
Ensemble Couperin
Thomas Indermuhle (oboe)
Henk de Wit (bassoon)
Ursula Duetschler (harpsichord)

Couperin: Le parnasse or L'apotheose de Corelli
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor).

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Last on

Thu 5 Jun 2008 20:45

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