Couperin: Music for Harpsichord, Vol. 2

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COMPOSERS: Couperin
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Music for Harpsichord, Vol. 2
PERFORMER: Laurence Cummings (harpsichord), Reiko Ichise (viola da gamba)
CATALOGUE NO: 8.550962
The second volume of Laurence Cummings’s survey of Couperin’s solo harpsichord music contains the masterly Eighth Ordre (Suite), with its noble B minor Passacaille, as well as two of the four Concerts royaux in which a bass viol participates on occasion. Vintage Couperin played with spirit and refinement. Nicholas Anderson

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