Couperin

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COMPOSERS: Couperin
LABELS: Helios
ALBUM TITLE: Couperin
WORKS: Leçons de Ténèbres, Magnificat
PERFORMER: James Bowman, Michael Chance (countertenor), Mark Caudle (viola da gamba), Robert King (chamber organ)
CATALOGUE NO: CDH 55455 (1991)

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Recorded at slightly higher pitch than his more recent recording (which also opts for female voices), Robert King’s first Ténèbres balance poised restraint with a joyously pointed Magnificat.