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The Italian Connection

After the death of Louis XIVth, François Couperin split his time between various freelance activities, including regular duties as organist at the church of Saint-Gervais in Paris and quite possibly the court of the exiled Stuart King at Saint Germaine en Laye. Plus - a look at the composer's second book of harpsichord pieces, in the company of Couperin authority, Olivier Baumont, who plays some examples on an original 17th century harpsichord, part of The Cobbe Collection of Keyboard Instruments, at Hatchlands Park in Surrey.

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Wed 11 Jan 2012 18:30

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