LOUIS COUPERIN: Dances from the Bauyn Manuscript = Three suites (d minor, g minor, A Major) and other dances. – Pavel Kolesnikov, piano – Hyperion
Pavel Kolesnikov devotes a refined disc to the music of Louis Couperin, one of the pillars of the French clavecin school. LOUIS COUPERIN: Dances from the Bauyn Manuscript = Suite in d minor; Suite in g minor; Suite in A Major; Allemande Grave in F Major; Chaconne in F Major; Chaconne ou Passacaille in g […]
********* Multichannel Disc of the Month *********** COUPERIN: Trois Lecons de Tenebres; SEBASTIEN DE BROSSARD: Trio Sonatas in c and a; Stabat Mater – Soloists/La Nuova Music – HM
A beautiful excursion into the world of Parisian devotional music. COUPERIN: Trois Lecons de Tenebres; SEBASTIEN DE BROSSARD: Trio Sonatas in c and a; Stabat Mater – Lucy Crowe/ Elizabeth Watts, sop./ La Nuova Musica/ David Bates – Harmonia mundi multichannel SACD HMU 807659, 70:32 [Distr. by Harmonia mundi/PIAS] *****: The Lamentations of the Prophet […]
“Bergen Barokk: Suite Life” – Excerpts from var. suites composed by PHILIDOR, MARAIS, HOTTETERRE, CHEDEVILLE, COUPERIN – LAWO Classics
“Bergen Barokk: Suite Life” – Excerpts from var. suites composed by PHILIDOR, MARAIS, HOTTETERRE, CHEDEVILLE, COUPERIN – LAWO Classics multi-channel SACD LWC1096, 60:00 (10/14/16) ****1/2: European court music from the 17th century. The suites in this recording are taken from some of the many great music releases in Paris in the early 1700s. The releases, […]
“The Travels of FROBERGER” – Music by FROBERGER and his contemporaries – Magdalena Hasibeder, harpsichords & organ – Raumklang (2 CDs)
“The Travels of FROBERGER” – Music by FROBERGER and his contemporaries – Magdalena Hasibeder, harpsichords and organ – Raumklang (2 CDs) RK 3503, TT: 2:19:13 (6/17/16) [Dist. by Naxos] *****: A magnificent set of keyboard music of Froberger & others. Johann Jacob Froberger’s 400th birthday has inspired a large number of brilliant recorded responses that […]
Wilhelm Kempff = MOZART: Fantasia in D Minor; RAMEAU: Les trios mains; COUPERIN: Le carillon de Cythere; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 15 “Pastoral”; SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata “Fantasie-Sonata” – Wilhelm Kempff, piano – MeloClassic
A combination of two French recitals by Wilhelm Kempff, whose unassuming approach to music motivated Alfred Brendel to call Kempff “the perfect virtuoso.”
“Claviorgan Wonderland” – Works of COUPERIN, BACH, BYRD, SCARLATTI, SOLER, BULL, Others – Claudio Brizi – Camerata DOMENICO SCARLATTI: Mandolin Sonatas – Artemandoline – Brilliant Classics
Two discs of most unusual sounds of early music.
“Repast” = CAROLUS HACQUART: Sonata No. 6; BUXTEHUDE: Trio Sonata No. 3; FRANCOIS COUPERIN: l’Apotheose de Corelli; LECLAIR: Trio Sonata in D; RAMEAU: Pieces de Clavecin, Troisieme Concert; JACQUES MOREL: Chaconne & Trio – Repast Baroque Ens.
Spirited Baroque playing at the highest level.
“Chaconne” = Works of FRESCOBALDI, CABANILLES, STORACE,COUPERIN, KERLL, PURCELL, LIGETI, MUFFACT, FISCHER, HANDEL, FORQUERAY & others – Rinaldo Alessandrini, harpsichord – Naïve
A program that manages to educate, uplift, and entertain—a pretty good deal.