Louis Couperin

Composer. Born 1626. Died 29 August 1661
Louis Couperin
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Louis Couperin

Louis Couperin Biography (Wikipedia)

Louis Couperin (c. 1626 – 29 August 1661) was a French Baroque composer and performer. He was born in Chaumes-en-Brie and moved to Paris in 1650–1651 with the help of Jacques Champion de Chambonnières. Couperin worked as organist of the Church of St. Gervais in Paris and as musician at the court. He quickly became one of the most prominent Parisian musicians, establishing himself as a harpsichordist, organist, and violist, but his career was cut short by his early death at the age of thirty-five.

None of Couperin's music was published during his lifetime, but manuscript copies of some 200 pieces survive, some of them only rediscovered in the mid-20th century. The first historically important member of the Couperin family, Couperin made seminal contributions to the development of both the French organ school and French harpsichord school. His innovations included composing organ pieces for specific registrations and inventing the genre of the unmeasured prelude for harpsichord, for which he devised a special type of notation.

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Canaries
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Canaries
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Suite in A major: Gigue
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Suite in A major: Gigue
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Pavanne in F sharp minor
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Pavanne in F sharp minor
Louis Couperin
Suite in A major
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Suite in A major
Louis Couperin
Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher
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Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher
Louis Couperin
Suite in C minor comp Hogwood (Gigue)
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Suite in C minor comp Hogwood (Gigue)
Louis Couperin
Pange lingua en basse
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Pange lingua en basse
Louis Couperin
Five Fantasies for organ
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Five Fantasies for organ
Louis Couperin
Pavanne in F sharp minor B`D.121 (Pieces de clavecin)
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Pavanne in F sharp minor B`D.121 (Pieces de clavecin)
Louis Couperin
Fantasie for organ
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Fantasie for organ

Fantasie for organ

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Henry Hurford
Louis Couperin
Suite in E minor
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Suite in E minor
Louis Couperin
Canaries in D minor
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Canaries in D minor
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Allemande in D
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Allemande in D
Louis Couperin
Gavotte in D minor
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Gavotte in D minor
Louis Couperin
Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher
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Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher
Louis Couperin
Pavanne In F Sharp Minor B`D.121 For Harpsichord ["Pieces De Clavecin" Ed. Brun
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Pavanne In F Sharp Minor B`D.121 For Harpsichord ["Pieces De Clavecin" Ed. Brun
Louis Couperin
Le tombeau de M.Blancrocher
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Le tombeau de M.Blancrocher
Louis Couperin
Sarabande and Gigue from Suite in G minor
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Sarabande and Gigue from Suite in G minor
Louis Couperin
Tombeau De M. De Blancrocher
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Tombeau De M. De Blancrocher
Louis Couperin
Passacaille from Suite in G minor
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Passacaille from Suite in G minor
Louis Couperin
Suite in F major compiled Hogwood (Branle de Basque)
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Suite in F major compiled Hogwood (Branle de Basque)
Louis Couperin
Prélude in D minor (feat. Hille Perl)
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Prélude in D minor (feat. Hille Perl)
Louis Couperin
Suite in A - Prelude and Courante
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Suite in A - Prelude and Courante
Louis Couperin
Tombeau de Mr. de Blancrocher
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Tombeau de Mr. de Blancrocher
Louis Couperin
Allemande Grave in F major
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Allemande Grave in F major
Louis Couperin
Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher in F major
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Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher in F major
Louis Couperin
Prélude à l'imitation de Mr Froberger
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Prélude à l'imitation de Mr Froberger
Louis Couperin
Suite for Harpsichord in F comp. Christopher Hogwood (Chaconne)
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Suite for Harpsichord in F comp. Christopher Hogwood (Chaconne)
Louis Couperin
Chaconne in D minor B`D.55
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Chaconne in D minor B`D.55
Louis Couperin
Suite in C minor compiled Hogwood (Allemande)
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Suite in C minor compiled Hogwood (Allemande)
Louis Couperin
Suite in F major
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Suite in F major
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Allemande in G minor
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Allemande in G minor
Louis Couperin
Suite in A minor, Minuet de Poitou, Double par Mr Couperin
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Suite in A minor, Minuet de Poitou, Double par Mr Couperin
Louis Couperin
Chaconne in D minor arr Busoni
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Chaconne in D minor arr Busoni
Louis Couperin
3 pieces in G minor - from 'Pieces de Clavecin'
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3 pieces in G minor - from 'Pieces de Clavecin'
Louis Couperin
Pavanne in F sharp minor
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Pavanne in F sharp minor

Pavanne in F sharp minor

Performer
Richard Egarr, harpsichord
Louis Couperin
Chaconne In D Minor B`D.55 For Harpsichord ["Pieces De Clavecin" Ed. Brunold Re
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Chaconne In D Minor B`D.55 For Harpsichord ["Pieces De Clavecin" Ed. Brunold Re
Davitt Moroney
Fantasie, 1651
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Fantasie, 1651
André Isoir
Fantasie de Violes par Mr Couperin
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Fantasie de Violes par Mr Couperin
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