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Title: Chamber Music (Complete)
Otros títulos: Concerts Royaux
Conciertos Real
Música de Cámara (Completo)
Intérprete/ Colaborador: François Couperin; Musica Ad Rhenum; Jed Wentz; Ayako Matsunaga; Job ter Haar; Michael Borgstede
Código CDU: Cou.03
Forma Musical: Trio sonatas, Suites, Chamber music, Harpsichord music
Abstract: François Couperin was the most important member of the illustrious Couperin family and was one of the leading composers of the French Baroque era. He is best known for his harpsichord works, all of which are found in the collection of more than 220 pieces entitled Pièces de clavecin, consisting of four books. His music showed the influence of Lully and incorporated elements from the Italian school. Indeed, both these sources would be acknowledged by Couperin himself in two chamber works, Apothéose de Corelli (1724) and Apothéose de Lully (1725). Moreover, he successfully integrated the French and Italian styles in his Les goût réunis ou nouveaux concerts (1724), a collection of chamber compositions for unspecified instruments. Many of his works were lost to posterity, as none of his original manuscripts has survived. Couperin was born in Paris on November 10, 1668. His father, Charles, was an organist, and young François' early musical training probably came from him. Only child ...


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Concerts Royaux - Premier Concert.wav 9:18 93.81Mb WAV audio wav
Concerts Royaux - Second Concert.wav 11:38 117.4Mb WAV audio wav
Concerts Royaux - Troisiême Concert.wav 15:01 151.5Mb WAV audio wav
Concerts Royaux - Quatriéme Concert.wav 13:32 136.5Mb WAV audio wav

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